Workshop or Training

J-PAL State and Local Innovation Initiative: Year 2 Participant Convening

Timeline:
February 15, 2018 to February 16, 2018
Location:
Santa Clara, California
Four people in conversation

For more details about the conference, please see the preliminary agenda.

This convening will feature state and local policymakers who have been leaders in building rigorous evidence in their jurisdictions and the researchers who have partnered with them to conduct feasible, high-quality evaluations.

February 15th will feature state and local policymakers spearheading efforts to produce rigorous evidence to address policy challenges. Policymakers, researchers, philanthropists and nonprofit leaders will discuss new mechanisms for enabling evaluations and institutionalizing evidence-based practices.

February 16th is a focused workshop on conducting randomized evaluations of programs and policies designed to address homelessness. The day will include a series of short presentations showcasing Santa Clara County’s innovative work on homelessness followed by small group working sessions, with the goal of accelerating progress on common challenges. This second day of the event is targeted at policymakers currently working on these projects and their research partners. Other participants from day 1 who are interested in this topic are welcome to attend.

For more information, contact Juliette Keeley at jkeeley@povertyactionlab.org