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Leveraging the Secret Sauce of Relationships to Improve Reentry Outcomes: The Value of Social Capital

Event Dates
Location
Online

If you work with individuals returning to their communities from incarceration, you know the relationships you develop with participants – and those you help participants develop outside of your organization – matter. This first webinar in a four-part series is called "Webinar 1: Valuing Data and Individuals with Similar Experiences". The webinar starts at 2 p.m. ET.

Many programs recognize the power of “social capital” – or the value that arises from relationships – in achieving program outcomes. However, it can be hard to develop strategies to increase participant connections and track how they contribute to program outcomes. This virtual training series for managers of programs working with individuals with criminal records will:

• Provide an overview of social capital and describe why it can be so valuable to increase the social capital of individuals with criminal records;
• Offer concrete examples of ways programs across the country are working to develop and foster relationships for this population and the outcomes they are seeing as a result; and
• Explore ways and considerations for measuring social capital and relationships in programs.

Event Type
Webinar
Event Option(s)
Live, Online
Sponsor(s)
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, University of North Carolina School of Government, RTI International
Contact
Register online
Date Created: July 28, 2020