Engaging Young Men Involved in Chicago’s Criminal Justice System: A Feasibility Study of Bridges to Pathways


Bridges to Pathways was a program for high-risk young men in Chicago who were involved with the criminal justice system. The program offered mentoring, classes to earn a high school credential, and subsidized internships. The program reduced the rate of arrest for felony crimes and for violent crimes in the first year after study enrollment.

Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation, Administration for Children and Families in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Beata Luczywek
Beata Luczywek
PhD candidate in Economics

I am a fifth-year PhD Candidate in Economics at the University of California San Diego. I am on the 2023-2024 job market.