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Webinar | Using Social Impact Bonds to Improve Juvenile Justice Outcomes

April 30, 2014
Benjamin Chambers

Recorded May 27, 2014

You may have heard about social impact bonds -- a new way of using private investment to address tough social problems. But how do they work? And now that communities in Britain and the U.S. have tried them out, what have we learned about how they should be structured for best results?

Find out in this webinar from May 27, 2014, "Using Social Impact Bonds to Improve Juvenile Justice Outcomes," presented by John Roman, Ph.D., a national expert on social impact bonds.

>>Download the presentation slides.

>>Download the tip sheet on social impact bonds from NJJN's Fiscal Policy Center.

>>Download the recorded presentation(WMV format). 


About the Presenter

John-Roman-social-impact-bondsJohn K. Roman, Ph.D. is a Senior Fellow in the Justice Policy Center at the Urban Institute where his research focuses on evaluations of innovative crime control policies and justice programs. Dr. Roman is directing several studies funded by the National Institute of Justice; he is working to adapt Social Impact Bonds to public safety reform efforts for the Bureau of Justice Assistance; and evaluating the Juvenile Justice Reform and Reinvestment Initiative for the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. Co-editor of *Cost-Benefit Analysis and Crime Control,* and *Juvenile Drug Courts and Teen Substance Abuse* and the author of dozens of scholarly articles and book chapters, Dr. Roman is a lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania, where he teaches about statistical methods and social impact bonds, and contributes to AtlanticCities and the Huffington Post.



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