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Series # :
  ETAOP 2010-02
Title :
  Assisting Newcomers through Employment and Support Services: An Evaluation of the New Americans Centers Demonstration Project in Arkansas and Iowa Final Report
Release Date :
  May 28, 2010
Abstract :
  The Urban Institute discusses in this report the final results for the evaluation of the New Americans Centers (NAC) Demonstration Project in Arkansas and Iowa. ; Focus groups with New Arkansan Resource Network (NARN) and New Iowan Center (NIC) participants, interviews with partners, data analyses, reviews of quarterly reports, and post-demonstration follow-up calls with project directors were conducted. ; The report provides an overview of the NARN and NIC implementation, describes service provision and sustainability efforts, and discusses an outcomes analysis of Iowa data. ; The report concludes with lessons learned and recommendations for future research.

Publication Author(s)
The Urban Institute
  • Heidi Johnson
  • Robin Koralek
  • Caroline Ratcliffe
  • Tracy Vericker
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