Initiative Directory

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...

Education and Youth
St. Petersburg, Florida, United States of America (the)

Thrive by Five Pinellas is a collective impact approach to ensuring an equitable, accessible, responsive and accountable early childhood system that will increase the percentage of children "ready" for kindergarten. 

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...

Community Development, Economic Development, Education and Youth, Employment / Workforce Development, Opportunity Youth / Disconnected Youth
Pretoria, South Africa

The transport industry is a multi million rand industry. The industry is growing consistently with new truck owners and commodity traders starting up small businesses to transport and move goods from one location to another. Productivity is the...

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...

Community Development, Education and Youth, Health and Nutrition
Ogden, Utah, United States of America (the)

A Weber County Initiative, with direct support and commitment from local government and its agencies, non-profit organizations, local advocacy groups, faith-based organizations and business adn community stakeholders, to reduce the incidence of...

Education and Youth
London, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)

West London Zone for Children and Young People (WLZ) aims to transform the life chances of children and young people in our neighbourhood.  Our vision is that all children and young people arrive safe, happy and healthy in adulthood, because...