LabGov Georgetown researches innovative ways to help people who live in cities enjoy and utilize shared living spaces and resources. Learn how the Harlem E-Project is working with community members to improve access to high-quality digital resources in Harlem neighborhoods.
For more than 15 years, the McCourt School’s National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health has been helping Washington, DC’s pediatric medical providers better serve some of the city’s most at-risk residents—children of low-income families.
FutureEd, an education think tank at the McCourt School, and the Georgetown University D.C. Public Policy Initiative hosted a policy forum Nov. 18 about the common lottery system that allows Washington, D.C. students to choose among charters and traditional public schools through a single, online application.
With its Crossover Youth Practice Model, the McCourt School's Center for Juvenile Justice Reform is working to improve outcomes for young people who find themselves moving back and forth between the child welfare and juvenile justice systems.
December 2018 marked a significant moment in U.S. criminal justice reform when the First Step Act was signed into law. The bill aims to ease the effects of hard-on-crime policies that for decades led to high incarceration rates, typically among African-American men. The legislation will hopefully make it easier for…
As eviction gains national attention, McCourt assistant professor Eva Rosen’s research is shedding light on the little-known landscape of eviction in Washington, D.C., and the consequences for those caught in the process.
Foster, who has a joint appointment in the McCourt School of Public Policy and the Georgetown Law Center, is an expert in the areas of property, land use, environmental justice and local government law.