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Tracer Study of Beneficiaries of Youth-targeted Social Prevention Programs: The Case of RISE in Jamaica

Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Moncrieffe,Joy M. (Author)
Book, Whole
Publication Date:
Jun 2013
Inter-American Development Bank
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, Jamaica, Social conditions, Youth, Inter-American Development Bank, Employment, Surveillance, Social service
115 p., The Inter-American Development Bank's (IDB) Office of Evaluation and Oversight Office (OVE) is conducting comparative assessments of citizen security in Central America and the Caribbean to better understand what has worked more and less well during project implementation, as well as the reasons for variations in outcomes. Jamaica's Citizen Security and Justice Program (CSJP) is included in the comparative study. In order to improve understanding of CSJP's youth targeted interventions, the OVE commissioned a tracer study of participants in one of these programmes; that is, one administered by Rise Life Management. The objective of the tracer study is to assess to what extent the social services provided by RISE to the youth in volatile communities in Kingston have made a difference in the lives of beneficiaries in terms of employment and satisfaction with life