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May 2023 Newsletter

Our May 2023 newsletter features the launch of the Displaced Livelihoods Initiative, quicker climate action through innovative data, and tech for equitable early childhood development.

April 2023 North America Newsletter

J-PAL North America's April newsletter highlights how evidence can be leveraged at the end of the public health emergency.

April 2023 J-PAL LAC Quarterly Newsletter

New J-PAL LAC quarterly newsletter in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. We hope that this newsletter offers you helpful resources for improving lives through evidence in Latin America and the Caribbean!

J-PAL North America and Results for America launch support for state and local leaders to evaluate programs using federal recovery dollars

As state and local leaders leverage federal relief funding to invest in their communities, a new program will support these governments in using data, evaluation, and evidence to advance effective and equitable government programming for generations to come.

April 2023 Newsletter

The April 2023 Newsletter highlights 15 ways to make the most of the J-PAL Dataverse, an updated policy insight on vocational and skills training programs to improve employment outcomes, and features upcoming trainings and events.

March 2023 Newsletter

Our March 2023 Newsletter features a policy insight on strengthening women’s empowerment through access to childcare, an African Scholar Spotlight on Japheth Awiti Osotsi Stanley, and introduces a new education consortium in France.

February 2023 Newsletter

The February 2023 Newsletter features our 20th-anniversary edition of “Improving Lives Through Evidence," which showcases how our work has evolved over the years, the launch of the Learning for All Initiative (LAI), and an affiliate spotlight on Monica Martinez-Bravo.

January 2023 North America Newsletter

J-PAL North America's January newsletter features the scientific director transition and a new partner blog with Bridget Mercier, J-PAL North America Policy and Training Manager.