Evaluation of the YouthBuild Youth Offender Grants

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The main findings on outcomes showed that a third of active participants at the 34 grantees got a GED while enrolled in YouthBuild, and two-thirds were placed in unsubsidized employment after program completion. Participants of grantees that offer both rehabilitation of existing housing and new construction were less likely to recidivate than those in sites without this feature. 

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