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January 31, 2014

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Note: This post has been updated to reflect additional media interest in the Massachusetts Juvenile Justice Pay for Success Initiative.

On January 29th, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick announced the Massachusetts Juvenile Justice Pay for Success Initiative. Here is a round-up of some of the media coverage:

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The Boston Globe:
A new way to invest in change

Public-private partnerships show new way to pay for success Op-ed by New Profit Managing Director Tripp Jones

The Associated Press:
Massachusetts Governor Patrick unveils recidivism initiative
Boston Herald, also San Francisco Chronicle, South Coast Today

Reuters:
Massachusetts uses largest ‘social impact bond’ to tackle crime

Chronicle of Philanthropy
Mass. Unveils Biggest U.S. ‘Pay for Success’ Effort

CNBC.com
Goldman Sachs, hedge fund billionaire back $27M social impact bond (This piece also highlighted on The New York Times DealBook).

Fast Company/Co.EXIST
The Biggest Social Impact Bond In The U.S. Will Keep At-Risk Young Men In Jobs And Out Of Prison

Forbes
Biggest ‘Social Impact Bond’ In The U.S. Targets Stubborn Recidivism

Institutional Investor:
Unlocking Private Capital to Invest in Human Capital

MassLive via The Republican:
$27 million state program to fund Roca outreach program in Greater Springfield and Greater Boston

Metro
State partners with private sector to curb crime

Next City
Massachusetts Started a $27 Million Experiment to Reduce Youth Recidivism

NonProfit Quarterly:
Social Impact Bonds to Fund Program to Reduce Recidivism

Boston Business Journal
State’s social innovation financing is thorny legal matter

Asset International's CIO
Goldman Sachs, Kresge to Kickstart Largest Social Impact Bond

Chelsea Record
Congratulations, Roca and CEO Molly Baldwin on the Launch of Pay for Success (PFS) Initiative

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WBUR:
Gov. Patrick Launches Initiative To Reduce Recidivism (includes interview with Roca's Molly Baldwin)

WBZ/CBS Boston:
Patrick Unveils ‘Pay for Success’ Program For Troubled Young Men

WAMC Northeast Public Radio
Massachusetts Begins Juvenile Justice Initiative

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BNN News:
Investors Bet on Turnarounds for Ex-offenders

Univision Boston:
Iniciativa para frenar reincidencia de jóvenes en delitos

WGGB/ABC 40
Gov. Patrick Aims to “Pay for Success”


Pay for Success Initiative Launches in Springfield

CBS3
Millions Invested in Pay For Success Program

WWLP
New program to help former criminals

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