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Metis Associates, a national research and consulting firm headquartered in New York City, brings over 35 years of experience in evaluation, information technology, and grant development to its work with a wide range of organizations committed to making a meaningful difference in the lives of children, families, and communities.
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If the examined life is one worth living, to paraphrase Socrates, is the examined city one that is worth living in? Two cities are addressing that question with extensive information collected through comprehensive assessment projects that they have undertaken with Metis’s help...
Being directly involved with a community-revitalization process from the ground floor is, for me, among the most rewarding aspects of our work at Metis Associates. We believe that active engagement of individuals and agencies in a participatory community assessment is the approach that generates the most salient and meaningful data...
Metis is pleased to begin a project with the organization Project Homeless Connect (PHC) through the firm’s newest office in Oakland, California. PHC, a 10-year-old initiative, has revolutionized the way that homeless individuals and families can access vital services—from mental health care to haircuts...
Can college- and career-readiness programs help low-income young people envision, enroll in, and graduate from college? The newest issue of our newsletter Metis Matters shows that the right combination of supports can help young people on the path toward both college-going and lifelong success.
On Friday, November 21, at 2:00 p.m., Metis’s Susanne Harnett and Otoniel Lopez will discuss their work with Carnegie Hall Weill Music Institute and the Metropolitan Opera Guild to develop practical tools for assessing student learning in the arts. The presentation will take place in Los Angeles at the annual conference of the National Guild for Community Arts Education. More at Assessing Student Learning in the Arts: A Core Value Based Approach.
The NYC Center for Economic Opportunity has posted Metis's report on the New York City Young Men's Initiative: Working to Improve Outcomes for Black and Latino Young Men. Click here for highlights and to download the report.
Jing Zhu, Metis senior associate for design and analysis, has been recertified as a reviewer of educational research studies by the What Works Clearinghouse...
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