Research

LEO focuses its impact evaluations on innovative and scalable initiatives that have the potential to reduce domestic poverty. LEO utilizes evaluation results to inform programming and influence public policy in the areas of Criminal Justice, Self-Sufficiency, Education, Health, and Housing and Homelessness. By primarily focusing on these five areas, LEO seeks to efficiently reduce poverty and improve lives.

Our Projects

Displaying 20 project(s)
Project Name Project Type Project Stage Partner Name
Bridges to Success Self-Sufficiency In Progress Action for a Better Community, Catholic Family Center of Rochester, Community Place of Greater Rochester, The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL)
Community-Based Care Transitions Program Health Developing Catholic Charities Chicago, Franciscan St. James Health, Ingalls Memorial Hospital, Little Company of Mary Hospital, Metro South Medical Center
Comprehensive Coaching for At-Risk High School Youth Education Developing
Coordinated Entry Housing Developing Commonwealth Catholic Charities
CORAL Education In Progress Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County
Fiscal Impact of Refugees Emerging Focus Areas Completed
Homelessness Prevention Call Center - Crime Criminal Justice In Progress All Chicago, Catholic Charities Chicago
Homelessness Prevention Call Center - Health Health In Progress All Chicago, Catholic Charities Chicago
Homelessness Prevention Call Center - Shelter Housing Completed All Chicago, Catholic Charities Chicago
Nightingale Respite Program Health In Progress Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Santa Rosa, County of Sonoma Department of Health Services, Kaiser Foundation Hospital, Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital
Nudge Intervention for College Scholarship Education In Progress Penn-Harris-Madison School Corporation, South Bend Community School Corporation
Padua Program Self-Sufficiency In Progress Catholic Charities Fort Worth
Rapid Re-housing for Single Adults Housing Developing Santa Clara County
Reading For Life Criminal Justice Completed Reading For Life, Inc., St Joseph County Juvenile Justice Center
Reading for Life Replication Criminal Justice Developing Reading For Life, Inc.
RefugeeMobile Emerging Focus Areas In Progress Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services, Refugee Services of Texas, Sparrow Mobile
Stay the Course Education In Progress Catholic Charities Fort Worth, Tarrant County College
Subsidized Senior Housing Housing Completed Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens
WIC Food and Nutrition Centers Health In Progress Catholic Charities Chicago
Youth and Family Homelessness Prevention Initiative Housing Developing Department of Community and Human Services in King County