The Worcester Regional Food Hub’s mission is to increase local food access and consumption and recruit, retain, and incubate local food entrepreneurs, collectively building healthy, sustainable, and just communities. This work is done in collaboration with the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce and generously supported by The Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts.
The Early Childhood Funders' Collaborative created the BUILD Initiative in 2002. A consortium of private foundations, ECFC provides networking, information sharing, and strategic grantmaking opportunities to its members.
Their long term vision for Station1 is to create an educational movement where cultural, societal, and disciplinary differences, which might have once been barriers to exchange, now serve to unite people across the nation and the world in an interconnected community that utilizes science and technology to foster equity, sustainability, peace, and prosperity for all of humanity.
Founded in 2016, Prosecutor Impact is a not-for-profit organization built around the mission of improving community safety in the United States through a better understanding of the most important actor in the criminal justice system: the criminal prosecutor.
Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT) is a comprehensive, national and community-based process to plan for and bring about transformational and sustainable change, and to address the historic and contemporary effects of racism.
The Massachusetts Coalition of Domestic Workers (MCDW) works to bring racial and social justice and dignity to all domestic workers in our state. Founded in 2010 by a Steering Committee comprised of the Brazilian Women’s Group (BWG), the Dominican Development Center (DDC), and Matahari Women’s Workers Center, the MCDW was the driving force in passing the MA Domestic Workers’ Bill of Rights (BoR) in April 2014. The Domestic Workers BoR’ passage has been the Coalition’s proudest accomplishment thus far.
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.