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 25 project(s)
Project Name Project Type Project Stage Partner Name
Adult Core 40 High School Completion Program Education In Progress Goodwill of Central and Southern Indiana
Alaska Medical Respite Health In Progress Alaska Native Medical Center, Alaska Regional Hospital, Catholic Social Services of Alaska, Providence Alaska Medical Center
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 In Progress 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 In Progress
CORAL Education Developing Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County
Fiscal Impact of Refugees Emerging Focus Areas Completed
Homelessness Prevention Call Center - Crime Criminal Justice Completed 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
Landlord Responses to Housing Voucher Tenants Housing In Progress Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
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 Completed 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 In Progress 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 In Progress Clark County Juvenile Court, Madison County Youth Center, Reading For Life, Inc.
Ready4K Education In Progress ParentPowered, Wisconsin Department of Children and Families, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
RefugeeMobile Emerging Focus Areas Completed Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services, Refugee Services of Texas, Sparrow Mobile
Stay the Course Education Completed Catholic Charities Fort Worth, Tarrant County College
Stay the Course - Expansion Education In Progress Catholic Charities Fort Worth
Subsidized Senior Housing Housing Completed Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens
Uplifting Parents Self-Sufficiency In Progress Catholic Social Services of Rapid City
WIC Food and Nutrition Centers Health In Progress Catholic Charities Chicago
Youth and Family Homelessness Prevention Initiative Housing In Progress Department of Community and Human Services in King County