Grants & NonProfit Work

The LSI lab conducts research and evaluations to support local and national non-profits. Some of the evaluations and projects are listed here.


Hope for Prisoners Program Evaluation, Center for Crime and Justice Policy Research in Brief: Prisoner Reentry Research Brief

Hope for Prisoners Program Website



Dr. Kennedy received in 2015 a large grant to study young survivors of human trafficking. To read more about this project that started in February of 2016, please visit the DOJ UNLV grant announcement. This research is in partnership with Johns Hopkins University and the data collection is being done with the support of the Embracing Project.




St. Jude’s Crossings Housing Profile: Crossings Profile 9.7.14


Dr. Kennedy is a member of and former chair of the Policy and Advisory Center for Yap Inc. The Policy Center released in 2015 an important report on reducing youth in confinement in the US. Visit the full website for the Safely Home report.