Putting Second Chances to Work
Project purpose: To develop, implement, and evaluate entrepreneurial programming provided to incarcerated women preparing to reenter society.
Project period: May 2018 – April 2020
Project methods: Focus groups with 25 incarcerated women; Interviews with 200 incarcerated women in minimum and medium security; Analyses of administrative data to determine program impact on recidivism
Project support: ASU Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions
Students: Danielle Haverkate, M.S. (Project Manager), Gen McKenzie, Madison Sutton, Shayla Evans
Partners: Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES), Arizona Deparment of Corrections, Rehabilitation and Reentry (ADCRR), ASU Entrepreneurship + Innovation (E+I), ASU Public Service Academy, Televerde, Vivre Recovery Housing, RetailWorks AZ, Arizona Women's Education and Employment (AWEE)/A New Leaf