Collective Impact

Time for action on childhood hunger

In her guest column, Sue Wilke calls attention to the issue of poverty in the city of Cincinnati - specifically, how "poverty as a major issue does not appear on any major community-wide agenda."

Wilke also presents her readers with the impact that this issue has on childhood hunger: "The impact on children is heart-breaking. If education is the way out and the way up, how can we not pay attention when 65 percent of elementary school teachers say that students regularly come to their classes hungry?" [...] more about Time for action on childhood hunger

The Strive Partnership Releases Fourth Annual Report Card

The Strive Partnership Releases Fourth Annual Report Card

Partnership’s report shows progress by partners to improve achievement in region’s urban core

81 percent of student achievement measures trending in positive direction [...] more about The Strive Partnership Releases Fourth Annual Report Card

Connecting the Dots: Is Your Community "Program Rich, System Poor"?

Ken Thompson, Program Officer at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, writes about Strive's accomplishment "connecting the dots." Thompson examines the birth of the Strive Partnership in Cincinnati, and explores the role of the Strive framework in Northwestern communities. [...] more about Connecting the Dots: Is Your Community "Program Rich, System Poor"?

A Letter to the Community

Partners - 

There is one word that comes to mind as we think about this past year: courage. It takes courage to take on big ideas, stand up in the face of inequity, and implement new and daunting intiatives. We know that courageous acts suh as these can dramatically transform outcomes for children in our community. [...] more about A Letter to the Community

Strive Partnership in Cincinnati achieves better results in schools

Greg Landsman, executive director of The Strive Partnership in Greater Cincinnati, writes in an article for Democrat and Chronicle that our economic future is dependent on our educational outcomes. "Growing a stronger economy and lifting incomes will depend on getting better results in education, cradle to career," he writes. [...] more about Strive Partnership in Cincinnati achieves better results in schools

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