Measuring the Impact of PowerUp

Client: Hudson Guild
Faculty: Charles Brecher
Team: Jocelyn Alter, Ben Carney, Brian Marson, Tomasz Tuleja, Sam Wright
Year: 2011
The Capstone team worked to improve Hudson Guild's ability to track and report on outcomes achieved through its programs for at­risk individuals and families. Specifically, the team focused on Hudson Guild's PowerUp program that provides work expe­rience and academic and emotional support to help underserved youth in Chelsea achieve fulltime employment. The Capstone team worked closely with the Hudson Guild staff to design a set of recommendations for tracking and reporting program outcomes in order to facilitate improved organizational responsiveness and selfevaluation.