Stop, Look & Listen in CPS 2009-10 “Becoming a Man” (Youth Guidance & World Sport Chicago) 27 week, 1 hour / week, 10-15 students / group Average participant attends just 13 group sessions Example: “The Fist”
Our new Crime Lab research spokesperson EMBED VIDEO CLIP OF MAYOR EMANUEL TALKING ABOUT BAM RESULTS AND $2 MILLION EXPANSION HERE
Stop, Look & Listen works w/ highest-risk kids too
10 minutes Most violent offenders not bad kids; just made bad decision? Non-poor kids make bad decisions, too – but have safety nets Detention staff leader: “If I let you kids redo just 10 minutes of your lives, none of you would be here” Program logic (rather than specifics) matter? Scalability Potentially huge returns; every dollar spent on Stop, Look & Listen generates $2 to $30 in benefits to society We may have (tragically) misdiagnosed this whole problem...
Violence goes down (a lot) * p<.10, ** p<0.05, *** p<.01