Putting Second Chances to Work

Center for Correctional Solutions

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 (ADC), 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

Contact: For more information contact Danielle Haverkate at dhaverka@asu.edu