The project builds upon and expands both the research-based knowledge about justice-involved women’s concerns and the practical lessons of networking and advocacy learned over the period of five years
This project will create a Massachusetts Women's Justice Network and develop a model program for women at risk of involvement in the criminal justice system.
A project to track economic effects of education.
In 2009-2012, Erika Kates, Ph.D., Senior Research Scientist and Crystal An, M.A., Project Assistant, worked with a diverse group of policymakers, advocates and administrators on three action-oriented research projects. These projects were designed to draw attention to the special circumstances of women involved with criminal justice agencies, highlight women-centered resources, and suggest more cost-effective policies and practices.
This action project involved mobilization of scholars and policymakers to address economic status and women's educational and professional development.
This project tracked data and policies affecting women's economic status in Massachusetts.
This project involves coordinating a coalition to identify best practices for serving women in Massachusetts' prisons.