Media

The collective impact model focuses on nonprofit organizations, churches, employers, government agencies and civic groups collaborating together to reach the goals within the initiative. “Must Reads” center around the collective impact model. “In The News” articles align with the Prosper Waco initiative.


Waco working on teacher and high-school-to-career ‘pipelines’
By Hermann Pereira November has been very productive for our education team at Prosper Waco. We have spent the past few months looking at...
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Prosper Waco Statement on Equity
Approved by Board of Directors, August 19, 2020 Multiple recent killings of African Americans, including unjust killings at the hands of police, are part...
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COVID-19 makes Internet access more important
Internet access has become a critical part of responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. The need for distance learning, working from home, and telehealth has...
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ALW: Equity in action
Act Locally Waco carried a blog post on the impact of COVID-19 on equity in Waco written by Rachel E. Pate, vice president of economic...
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ALW: Mayor Deaver speaks on death of George Floyd
Act Locally Waco shared a blog post by Waco Mayor Kyle Deaver on the tragic death of George Floyd in Minnesota. Deaver also serves...
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The Trib: Waco council puts equity on ‘front burner’
The Waco Tribune-Herald reported that the Waco City Council is “putting the issue of racial equity on the front burner after holding a four-hour...
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