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Program Goals: Reduce disparities in maternal and infant health outcomes within the African American community
Program Components: Home visitation, case management, community action network, non-clinical pregnancy services, intergenerational services, fatherhood services
Evaluation Outcomes of Interest: Incidence of preterm birth, low birth weight babies, and infant mortality, breast feeding initiation and continuation, child development, physical and mental health, and partner engagement
Evaluation Data Sources: Culturally responsive and equitable surveys, focus groups, and interviews, in addition to data gathered from screening tools
Employed Analytical Techniques: Inductive thematic analysis, descriptive statistics, linear regression models
Additional Services: Grant writing, hiring, training, and strategic planning
Program Goals: Provide professional development and hands-on learning to disconnected young adults to develop mindsets and skills for sustainable careers and economic mobility to enrich their city.
Program Components: Mentoring, apprenticeship program, community connections
Evaluation Outcomes of Interest: Earning power, social capital, post-traumatic growth
Evaluation Data Sources: Literature review and key informant interviews
Employed Analytical Techniques: Inductive thematic analysis