Providence’s Children and Youth Cabinet (CYC) is the backbone entity for the city’s collective impact work, convening multiple systems, stakeholders and partners to identify shared priorities for child wellbeing and implement quality programs to improve outcomes for children and youth. The CYC has several key initiatives including Building Trauma Sensitive Schools, Evidence2Success (a partnership with the Annie E. Casey Foundation), piloting school based Attendance Teams, coordinating a school-based mental health collaborative, and our Health Equity Zone.
The purpose of the Network for Public Health Law is to increase the use and the effectiveness of public health laws in protecting, promoting and improving public health. The Network connects public health practitioners; local, tribal, state and federal officials; lawyers; policy-makers, public health advocates; and others.
RIZE Massachusetts is a state-wide, private sector initiative created to build a $50 million fund, focused on bringing real and lasting change to those struggling with substance use disorders in the Commonwealth. Grants supported by this fund will address the opioid epidemic through a full continuum of programs from prevention to long-term sustainable recovery, and focus on the specific areas where more resources are immediately necessary. Visit their website.
The Basics Inc. works to provide all parents with the tools, training, resources, and supports to make the Boston Basics — five simple, research-based practices — part of their child’s everyday life. Our mission is to change how whole communities support early childhood parenting and caregiving. We mobilize existing social and organizational networks to embed the Basics routinely in their normal operations and interactions with parents and caregivers of infants and toddlers. Visit their website
The Teacher Collaborative is a community built by teachers for teachers that fosters collaboration, empowers innovation, and creates meaningful professional development opportunities for all teachers in Massachusetts. Visit their website
Advocating for an international anti-corruption court to combat impunity for grand corruption.
We believe all children and youth, from birth on, deserve quality learning opportunities and experiences.
A Literacy Project to Foster Reading and Writing in South African Primary Schools
Collaborative Health Solutions aims to contribute to the improvement of health and health equity.