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MPP Practicum Clients and Projects

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2016 Clients and Projects

Government Accountability Office (GAO): Defense Capabilities and Management

Comparative evaluation of DOD reform/reorganization proposals

AARP Public Policy Institute

Scenarios and innovative toolbox to address Long-Term Services and Support (LTSS) needs

The Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia

Comparative performance evaluation of PDS's outcomes in terms of quality legal representation to indigent adults and children facing a loss of liberty (i.e. commitment)

U.S. Institute of Peace

Determinants of Community Resilience to Violence

Montgomery County Councilmember Tom Hucker

Financing Bus Rapid Transit in Montgomery County, Maryland

ICF International - Youth and Adult Education (YAE) division

What Are Characteristics of Successful Teacher Preparation Programs And First Year Teacher Professional Development?

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Policy Development and Research

Energy Performance Contracting in Public Housing

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Impact of Telemedicine Technology on Medicare and Medicaid Finance


2015 Clients and Projects

Government Accountability Office (GAO): Education, Workforce, and Income Security Team

Assessment of federal block granting and "superwaivers"

Government Accountability Office (GAO)

Revising U.S. Controls on the Export of Nuclear Power Technology

YMCA, Washington DC

Evaluation of YMCA's DC Youth & Government program

National League of Cities

Impact of small business entrepreneurship on cities

DC Appleseed

Best practices in housing policies towards ending HIV/AIDS in DC

National Legal Aid and Defender Association

Building a Community-Oriented Defense Model in Rural Areas

ICF International - Youth and Adult Education (YAE) division

Review of online credit recovery programs

Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC)

Estimating the Gap in Mental Health Social Services for Women with Children in U.S. Immigration Detention

Montgomery County, Maryland and Bethesda Cares

Improving Housing and Economic Outcomes for Young Persons Exiting Foster Care in Montgomery County, Maryland

Montgomery County, Bethesda Cares

Benefit-Cost Analysis of Providing Permanent Supportive Housing to the Chronically Homeless in Montgomery County, Maryland

Montgomery County, Maryland, Office of Energy and Sustainability

Estimating the Social Cost of Carbon for New Construction and Fleet Acquisition


2014 Client and Projects

Government Accountability Office, Natural Resources and Environment

Models available to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to assess environmental (especially nuclear) cleanup liability

DC Public Schools

Examination of organizational failure to meet school turnaround goals based on federal Race to the Top policy

Service Employees International Union

Examination of Accountable Care Organizations' potential effects on workforce, membership, and stakeholders

World Resources Institute (WRI)

Building scenarios for different cities around the world on sustainability pathways

National League of Cities (NLC)

City Data Solutions - comparative assessment of open data policies in various US cities

U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)

Agricultural and environmental policy study concerning non-point source pollution reductions for the Chesapeake Bay Watershed

American Institute for Innovative Apprenticeship (AIIA)

Development of a policy proposal for the District of Columbia, involving youth apprenticeship that combines paid, work-based learning

CountySTATS, Montgomery County, Maryland

Calculation of impact of storms (hurricanes, snow storms etc.) on County operations and budgets depending on alternative management systems

Policy Solutions Challenge

Improving employment and economic outcomes for younger workers


2013 Clients and Projects

Government Accountability Office, Natural Resources and Environment

Federal maintenance and oversight of germplasm

Service Employees International Union

The Affordable Care Act and its impact on the healthcare industry/workforce, strategic implications for the SEIU

Government Accountability Office, Natural Resources and Environment

Sustainable agriculture

National Juvenile Justice Network

Evaluation of the Youth Justice Leadership Institute (YJLI)

National Association of Regional Councils

Federal budget trends and the decline of domestic discretionary spending: evaluating the impact of scarce federal resources on community programs

Government Accountability Office, Natural Resources and Environment

Unregulated drinking water contaminant monitoring program

The Dwelling Place of Gaithersburg, MD

Estimating return on investment in transitional housing programs for homeless families

Data Quality Campaign

State and federal digital learning policy

Policy Solutions Challenge

Reducing the epidemic of childhood obesity


2012 Clients and Projects

Inter-American Development Bank, Institutions for Development Sector

Analysis of shared services in governments in different countries

Medical Women's International Association

Evaluation to sustain and increase global impact on gender and health issues

Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation

Collaboration across early childhood and child/youth services systems

Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation

Safety in early childhood programs

National Council for Public-Private Partnerships

Costs and benefits of public-private partnerships

Sierra Club

Examination of programs aimed at promoting a low-carbon economy

Defeat Poverty DC

Adult-literacy: problems and programs in the District of Columbia

National Low Income Housing Coalition

Low income housing

Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Policy Development and Research

Low-income housing tax credit program

Government Accountability Office

Climate change investment and aid

National Association of Regional Councils

Assessing 30 years of trends in federal spending on six programs of concern to the client

Data Quality Campaign

International comparisons in the use of data to improve K-12 education