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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: Inspiración launches new early-childhood program
“The nonprofit Inspiración launched a new early-childhood program Wednesday at Alta Vista Elementary School in Waco. Inspiración is an organization devoted to helping parents...
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Health needs of the area studied
The Waco-McLennan County Public Health District has announced the launch of the 2018-2019 Community Health Needs Assessment. The purpose of the Assessment is to...
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Waco school, public housing officials to make push against truancy
WISD is trying to be proactive in reducing truancy this school year. Excerpt from the Waco Trib article: Prosper Waco, a nonprofit that created...
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4 of 5 Transformation Waco schools off state’s ‘improvement required’ list
Excerpt from a Waco Trib article: Four out of five Transformation Waco schools are no longer on the Texas Education Agency’s dreaded “improvement-required” list,...
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Online tool expands access to information on local health and social issues
Excerpt from a Waco Trib article: About a third of the nation’s population can now browse location-specific information about health and the factors that...
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MCC, Skillpoint Alliance partner for free nursing assistant courses
A new partnership between McLennan Community College and a Texas nonprofit organization is helping residents become financially stable by offering free certified nursing assistant...
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