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.

Cen-Tex Hispanic Chamber gets $100,000 boost from Rapoport Foundation
“Still adjusting to the death of longtime leader Joe Rodriguez and striving to better serve Waco’s Latino population, the Cen-Tex Hispanic Chamber of Commerce...
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Census report finds college students living off campus inflates poverty rates
“College students living off campus and earning little to no income of their own drive up the poverty rate in Waco and many other...
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Baylor University’s Public Deliberation Initiative Presents 2018 Civic Life Summit
WACO, Texas (Sept. 27, 2018) – Baylor University’s Public Deliberation Initiative (PDI) will present its annual Civic Life Summit Oct. 11-12 as community members and leaders...
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Backpack Full of Cash–Discussion Panel
From Baylor School of Education: The movie Backpack Full of Cash ( ) was shown on Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, in the SBC Theatre of the Mayborn Museum...
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Prosper Waco officials explain role in oversight of 5 schools facing closure
As deadlines approach and Prosper Waco officials provide more details about a new partnership with Waco ISD intended to save five schools from closure,...
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Mayor Malcolm Duncan Prosper Waco a focus of city council campaigns
During the recent Waco city council campaigns, the Prosper Waco initiative was a frequent topic of discussion among candidates involved in the three contested...
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