The Promise of Comprehensive Community Initiatives

January 24, 2018

Comprehensive community initiatives (CCIs) are a potentially promising way to organize supports throughout a community and have attracted interest from philanthropy and public policymakers. Sometimes referred to as cradle-to-career initiatives or collective impact, CCIs are locally organized, multi-sector collaborations that build local capacity and coordinate resources towards a common, population-level goal. Many CCIs facilitate collaboration among health, education, business, and community-based organizations to improve the overall health and wellbeing of people in the community.
Barriers to Wellness

November 29, 2016

This report provides new insights into the obstacles to wellness young people of color face in five cities and brings young people’s voices and views into the discussion about what affects their health and wellness.
Bullies and Victims: Information for Parents

January 15, 2014

This report from the National Association of School Psychologists provides details about the widespread epidemic of bullying in school, and information for parents to help their children deal with the problem. Estimates of the prevalence of bullying have ranged from a reported 10% of children who said they were the victims of severe acts of bullying, to 75% of children who reported being bullied at least once during the academic year.