Press Releases

July 8, 2016 / Press Releases

Results for America (RFA) and the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), in conjunction with the Washington Monthly, will host a roundtable discussion examining the innovative anti-poverty strategies of the New York City’s Center for Economic Opportunity during the Bloomberg Administration and the potential of these strategies to inform federal anti-poverty efforts.

July 7, 2016 / Press Releases

Results for America (RFA) CEO and Co-founder Michele Jolin issued the following statement today in support of the evidence-based policy provisions in H.R. 5587, the bipartisan “Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act,” which was reported out of the U.S. House Education & the Workforce Committee earlier today.

June 30, 2016 / Press Releases

Results for America (RFA) today announced the appointment of 15 local government leaders to the second cohort of the Local Government Fellowship. With the support and guidance of RFA, these Fellows will lead their governments toward advanced stages of data-driven and evidence-based policymaking in order to address major policy challenges in their communities.

June 27, 2016 / Press Releases

Results for America applauds and supports the Family First Prevention Services Act of 2016 because it allocates federal funds to evidence-based prevention services that will improve outcomes for children and families by reducing unnecessary foster care placements and improving child health and safety. By giving states flexibility to use federal foster care dollars for services that have been shown to work, such as parent training and home visiting, we can positively impact the health and safety of children and families.

June 13, 2016 / Press Releases

Today, Results for America announced 12 new cities selected to join the national What Works Cities initiative, supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies. The addition of the new cities demonstrates the growing interest by local government leaders to use data and evidence to make better decisions and improve results for city residents.