Beacon Award winner Beverly Jones leads a team that serves about 2,500 children each year in a state that is among the last with respect to permanency rates. The Results Innovation Lab enabled Beverly to find creative and innovative ways to help decrease the length of children’s stays in foster care. The lessons learned also informed her own approach in supporting her fellow Lab mates in the search for solutions to common challenges.
While the administration of vaccines was generally a success, the campaign experienced some inequitable road bumps. Fortunately, Family Health Centers at NYU Langone was able to offer the first round of the vaccine to older adults and staff at its affordable housing sites in Brooklyn by the end of January.