These reports focus on Volunteers of America's work in strengthening families impacted by incarceration, including maternal incarceration. It includes evaluations of initiatives such as the Look Up and Hope program and research into promising program models for organizations seeking to implement family-centered re-entry programs. Look Up and Hope is cited in the Annie E. Casey Foundation's 2014 KIDS COUNT report as a promising practice.
Wilder Research operates as an independent research unit of the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation. As a nonprofit research and evaluation group, we work with nonprofits, foundations, and government entities to inform decisions and improve lives.