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.

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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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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Why People Like Where They Live
Excerpt from the September 2018 Keller Center Research Report (Volume 11, Issue 3): Community and individual-level factors affect the satisfaction a person derives from...
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September 2018 episode
Click here to watch the September edition of the Prosper Waco show on the City of Waco’s Cable Channel.
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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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