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9-3-2018 1:30 PM

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Breakout Session 2C: Worcester has a long history of effective collaboration for Positive Youth Development across our youth-serving agencies and programs. That collaborative spirit has recently taken hold as a primary strategy for improved Public Health of the overall community. The Community Health Improvement Plan supported by (CHNA 8) Coalition for Healthy Greater Worcester is a road map for improved Health Indicators.

The breakout session will describe the current health and well-being of youth in Worcester and the innovative local collaborations that promote youth health and positive development across our community. Diverse funder support is integral to local youth development goals, objectives and outcomes, and the role of funders extends beyond financial support to include advisory and capacity-building roles. Multi-sector collaboration also provides access to data from multiple sources, which both measures impact and informs activities.

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youth development, Worcester, public health, education, health, family, collaboration

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Mar 9th, 1:30 PM

“It Takes a Village:” Innovative multi-sector collaboration to improve Public Health through Positive Youth Development program implementation, evaluation and data analysis

Breakout Session 2C: Worcester has a long history of effective collaboration for Positive Youth Development across our youth-serving agencies and programs. That collaborative spirit has recently taken hold as a primary strategy for improved Public Health of the overall community. The Community Health Improvement Plan supported by (CHNA 8) Coalition for Healthy Greater Worcester is a road map for improved Health Indicators.

The breakout session will describe the current health and well-being of youth in Worcester and the innovative local collaborations that promote youth health and positive development across our community. Diverse funder support is integral to local youth development goals, objectives and outcomes, and the role of funders extends beyond financial support to include advisory and capacity-building roles. Multi-sector collaboration also provides access to data from multiple sources, which both measures impact and informs activities.

 

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