National Leaders in Research, Evaluation, and Strategic Consultation

Public Policy Associates, Inc. provides quantitative and qualitative research, evaluation, and strategic consultation to help our clients make better decisions.

We specialize in Education, Workforce Development, Criminal and Juvenile Justice, and Healthy Communities. Our staff and consultants combine extensive education, cutting-edge policy analysis and research skills, and real-world expertise to deliver valued results to clients nationwide.

PPA’s clientele includes a wide range of organizations: federal, state, and local governments as well as foundations, nonprofit organizations, educational institutions and others.



  • “PPA has provided three years of research and strategic consultation that created a foundation for efforts to reduce disproportionate minority contact in our juvenile court. We could not have brought the working group together without this assistance.”

    – Retired Probate and Family Court Judge, Saginaw County Family Division of the Circuit Court

  • “PPA staff has shown extreme professionalism in the work that they do for the Juvenile Programs office within the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.”

    – Juvenile Justice Specialist, MDHHS

  • “The evaluation team has been a pleasure to work with. The passion and enthusiasm the PPA team shows towards our project and overall outcomes and goals is very much appreciated. I feel they are dedicated to providing a phenomenal evaluation that will help tell our story and share our successes that will enable us to expand this project throughout Ohio and other parts of the country.”

    – Project Director, The Business Resource Network

  • “PPA has done an outstanding job gathering and analyzing the data collected to evaluate the impact of our program. All PPA personnel are professional and wonderful to work with.”

    – Director of Human Potential, Incite Inc.

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