Gang Reduction and Youth Development Research & Evaluation 2017 Evaluation Reports

GRYD Evaluation Report

GRYD Research & Evaluation
Team Partners:

California State University, Los Angeles
Harder+Company Community Research
University of California, Los Angeles
University of Southern California

2017 Key FindingsThe GRYD 2017 Evaluation Reports are a collection of technical reports which present quantitative and qualitative data and findings for all areas of focus under the GRYD Comprehensive Strategy.

Notable findings from these reports are presented in a graphic overview in the Summary of Key Findings document. Click here to learn more.

Full reports are listed below. 

GRYD 2017 Evaluation Report

GRYD INTERVENTION INCIDENT RESPONSE AND GANG CRIME

This evaluation report provides a look at the GRYD Intervention Incident Response (IR) protocol and presents analyses of gang crime and the impact of GRYD IR. The evaluation then looks at the theory underlying how GRYD IR should disrupt retaliation. The evidence clearly shows that GRYD IR is able to disrupt retaliation and significantly reduce gang violent crime.

GRYD IR and Gang CrimeMarch 2017

P. Jeffrey Brantingham, University of California Los Angeles
Nick Sundback, University of California Los Angeles
Baichuan Yuan, University of California Los Angeles
Kristine Chan, California State University Los Angeles

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GRYD 2017 Evaluation Report

GRYD PREVENTION

This evaluation report presents quantitative and qualitative data and findings for the GRYD Prevention Services model from September 1, 2011 through March 31, 2016. This includes a look at youth participating in GRYD Prevention Services and, a comparison of changes in risk over time among GRYD clients and similar youth on juvenile probation in Los Angeles County.

GRYD PreventionMarch 2017

Molly Kraus, California State University Los Angeles
Kristine Chan, California State University Los Angeles
Alfonso Martin, Harder + Company Community Research
Loraine Park, Harder + Company Community Research
Jorja Leap, University of California Los Angeles
Kim Manos, University of California Los Angeles
Karen M. Hennigan, University of Southern California
Kathy A. Kolnick, University of Southern California

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GRYD 2017 Evaluation Report

GRYD INTERVENTION FAMILY CASE MANAGEMENT (FCM)

This evaluation report presents quantitative and qualitative data and findings for the GRYD FCM services from February 1, 2012 through May 16, 2016. This includes client characteristics and emerging findings for types of changes related to gang identity and involvement in crime and violence that clients experience over time.

GRYD FCMMarch 2017

Molly Kraus, California State University Los Angeles
Jorja Leap, University of California Los Angeles
Laura Rivas, University of California Los Angeles
Kim Manos, University of California Los Angeles
Karen M. Hennigan, University of Southern California
Kathy A. Kolnick, University of Southern California

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GRYD 2017 Evaluation Report

INTEGRATING TRAUMA-INFORMED CARE INTO GRYD SERVICES

The evaluation report presents the rationale for providing trauma-informed services within GRYD and will describe the Trauma-Informed Services for GRYD course that was offered as a pilot project. Student learning outcomes are reported and recommendations offered for the sustainability and expansion of trauma-informed GRYD services. 

GRYD TraumaAugust 2016

Carly B. Dierkhising, California State University, Los Angeles
Patricia Kerig, University of Utah

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GRYD 2017 Evaluation Report

GRYD SUMMER NIGHT LIGHTS REFLECTIONS AND RESPONSES

This evaluation report presents findings form the Summer Night Lights evaluation in 2016, including program statistics, six feedback forums of community residents, and a focus group with 10 SNL Lead Community Intervention Workers. The report also includes qualitative data that highlights the perceptions of the communities and SNL's impact.

SNL 2017April 2017

Akhila Ananth, California State University Los Angeles
Edgar Hernandez, California State University Los Angeles

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GRYD 2017 Evaluation Report

THE GRYD & PROBATION JUVENILE REENTRY PROGRAM

The GRYD Office received a Second Chance Act award in 2013 to design and implement a juvenile reentry process. The GRYD and Probation Juvenile Reentry Program launched in November 2014 to serve gang-involved youth exiting Probation Camps. This report summarizes the evaluation findings for youth between November 2014 and December 2015.

GRYD ReentryDecember 2016

Kristine Chan, California State University, Los Angeles
Denise C. Herz, California State University, Los Angeles
Jorja Leap, University of California, Los Angeles
Laura Rivas, University of California, Los Angeles

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