Initiative Directory

Health and Nutrition, Other
Denver, Colorado, United States of America (the)

The Colorado Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention (Consortium) was created in the fall of 2013 to establish a coordinated, statewide response to this major public health problem. The mission of the Consortium is to reduce the abuse...

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America (the)

Project Got Your Back seeks to enhance care for MN Warriors (military, Veterans, and their families) by connecting local provider services (education, employment, housing, benefits, health, relationships, legal, etc.) to ensure coordination of...

Arts and Culture, Community Development, Economic Development, Education and Youth, Employment / Workforce Development, Homelessness, Opportunity Youth / Disconnected Youth, Other
Rapid City, South Dakota, United States of America (the)

To improve life and living in Rapid City for all citizens, creating a dynamic sense of community where all contribute to the whole, while creating new collaborations between gov't, business, faith communities, and nonprofits.

Opportunity Youth / Disconnected Youth, Other
Houston, Texas, United States of America (the)

Our vision is that all dually-involved youth can thrive in the areas of wellness, education, and transition to adulthood. In support of this vision, we aim to create an aligned and data-driven system that is inclusive of families and caregivers,...

Employment / Workforce Development
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America (the)

The goal of The Paschalville Partnership is to boost the employment prospects and rate for job seekers in a community of Southwest Philadelphia that is served by the Paschalville Neighborhood Library, a branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia...

Environment, Health and Nutrition
London, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)

TRiFOCAL London – Transforming City FOod hAbits for Life, is an initiative being led by Resource London - the partnership between WRAP and LWARB - together with Groundwork London. The organisations won a bid with the LIFE programme of the...

Education and Youth
Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America (the)

The mission of Turn the Page KC is to mobilize the community to achieve reading proficiency at grade level or above for all third graders in Kansas City, Missouri. Turn the Page KC was founded by Mayor Sly James in 2011 as an initiative to raise...

Opportunity Youth / Disconnected Youth
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

In BC, youth in foster care are deemed adults and transition out at the age of 19. They are cut off from funding and supports. Youth homelessness is a growing concern and more than 40% of homeless youth have been in foster care. In addition...

Education and Youth, Health and Nutrition
Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America (the)

Vital Village is a network of residents and organizations committed to maximizing child, family, and community well-being.  Our place-based, community engagement network mobilizes collective investment from residents, community organizations and...

Hillsboro, Oregon, United States of America (the)

The purpose of the Washington County ACEs Initiative is to reduce the burden of childhood trauma and the development of chronic disease in individuals who work, live and play in Washington County by supporting the efforts to build resilience and...