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Insight Researchers Featured at OPRE’s 2020 Research and Evaluation Conference on Self-Sufficiency (RECS)

Insight’s Jackson Miller and Rachel Gaddes are pleased to present at this year’s Research and Evaluation Conference on Self-Sufficiency (RECS) on topics and strategies to better understand and facilitate employment and self-sufficiency among low-income families. Jackson Miller will discuss findings and promising practices based on a needs assessment of disconnected youth on Tuesday, October 20,[...]

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Insight Convenes Innovative 10 State Virtual Learning Collaborative on SNAP Notice Improvement

Congratulations to the 10 state SNAP agencies and FNS staff who participated in SNAP Notices Learning Session 2! Following a 10-month Learning Collaborative, Insight hosted participants from Alaska, Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nevada, Rhode Island, all seven FNS Regional Offices, and the FNS National Office for a 100-person, 3-day virtual event on[...]

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Insight Analyzes SNAP Benefit Redemptions

Along with USDA’s Food and Nutrition Service, Insight is pleased to share a report highlighting SNAP Benefit Redemption Patterns including timing, number of transactions per household, and the rate at which households exhaust their SNAP benefits. The study compares fiscal year (FY) 2017 data to data from FY 2003 and FY 2009. We investigate in[...]

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Insight transitions to a remote workplace

As a result of the global pandemic, we have made the decision to close our offices and transition fully to a remote workplace. We will reassess this situation in a month, on April 13. We believe Insight has a responsibility to practice social distancing to protect both the most vulnerable among our employees and extended[...]

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OPRE releases two publications on rapid learning methods from Insight researchers

Insight is proud to collaborate with the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (OPRE) on its annual methods meeting, which explores critical topics in social science research methodology. OPRE recently released two publications from its 2018 meeting, authored by Insight researchers. Last year’s meeting on rapid learning methods featured a presentation by vice president Scott[...]

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