Our team routinely publishes in diverse outlets.

Below, find CRESP reports and journal articles on issues of education, nutrition, health, and social policy. Use the search bar to narrow the selection by author, title, description, or keywords.


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DELAWARE COUNCIL ON FARM & FOOD POLICY: A model for collaboration within the food system.

A FIVE-YEAR IMPACT REPORT DE Council on Farm and Food Policy 5-Year Report_Jan 2024 This group is important to help facilitate coordination within our food system. Our top priority is to connect family farms with local community members that need whole …

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The Effects of Bookworms Literacy Curriculum on Student Achievement in Grades 2-5.

The Effects of Bookworms Literacy Curriculum on Student Achievement in Grades 2-5 Purpose In this study, we investigated the effects of a schoolwide program, Bookworms K-5 Reading and Writing, on student achievement. Method The study included seven coh …

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Community Engagement Terms and Meanings A DEEPER DIVE INTO DEFINITIONS

Definitions Brief FINAL The purpose of this document, which is developed as one component of a larger Colonial Academic Alliance IN/CO Grant Program (PI: Mathew Gendle), is to lend clarity on definitions related to community engagement as one component …

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Evaluation of the SevaTruck Foundation’s After-School Healthy Meals Program

SevaTruck is a registered 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to reducing hunger in communities by serving free, nutritious, warm meals to children attending Title I Schools, as well as surrounding community events in the DC Metro area. SevaTruck, …

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Documenting Changing Food Prices in New Providence, Bahamas 2017-2023

Documenting Changing Food Prices in New Providence Bahamas 2017-2023 The objective of this study was to compare differences in food availability and food prices between 2017 & 2023, a 5-year span of time, inclusive of the COVID-19 pandemic. The stu …

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Healing Through the Arts, a Project of Mariposa Arts in Partnership with the Delaware Art Museum.

Vanesa Simon of Mariposa Arts launched the “Healing Through the Arts” program with the help of the Delaware Art Museum in 2017, which seeks to use art to help community members from diverse experiences and backgrounds to experience healing. Currently, …

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Pandemic-Era WIC Participation in Wilmington, Delaware: Participants’ Experiences and Challenges.

Pandemic-Era WIC Participation in Wilmington, Delaware: Participants’ Experiences and Challenges Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) participants faced unprecedented challenges during the coronavirus disease 20 …

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WeCare YEAR 3 Report final

This report represents a partnership across University of Delaware departments, including the Center for Research in Education and Social Policy (CRESP) in the College of Education; the Institute for Public Administration in the Biden School of Public …

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Which Healthy Food Promotion Strategies Within Grocery Retail Settings Are Most Promising?

This review identifies intervention strategies implemented within U.S. grocery retail stores that are effective in improving the healthfulness of shoppers’ food and beverage purchasing and consumption. Results from our review demonstrate that nutrition …

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Feeding Families, Evaluation Reports

Participants in the Feeding Families program are also patients at Westside Family Health, a community-minded, non-partisan Federally Qualified Health Center located in Wilmington, DE. For some patients who are both food insecure and suffer from diet-re …

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