Evaluation of the City of Boston’s COVID-19 Immigrant Economic Recovery Initiative

Client: City of Boston
Topic Areas: Community development; Grant-making programs; Immigrant health
Services: Participatory Evaluation, Training and Technical Assistance

The Leah Zallman Center for Immigrant Health Research (LZC) at the Institute for Community Health is the methodology and evaluation partner on the City of Boston’s COVID-19 Immigrant Economic Recovery Initiative. The Immigrant Economic Recovery Initiative was designed and launched to relieve the negative economic impacts of COVID-19 on Boston’s immigrant residents. LZC is leading a mixed-methods developmental evaluation to identify outcomes of the program and determine the effectiveness of direct assistance on the financial well-being of immigrants in Boston.