The 100% Community initiative action team on job training is faced with a new reality, a radically changed (and changing) job market. The goal of this team is to partner with vocational ed and higher education to align all instruction to current and future job markets.
The 100% Community action team on youth mentors first assesses all the communities within a county to learn who can benefit from a mentor and who has access. Whether a ten-year-old who needs a role model or an 17-year-old new father who would like help from peers on how to be the best dad, mentoring in its many forms can be done face to face and online.
The 100% Community action team on schools and “community schools” is focused on resourcing all public schools so they have the staff and resources to meet the new needs of students and parents. This includes creating school-based health centers to serve the entire school community.
The 100% Community action team on early childhood programs first assesses to what degree parents of young children have access to early childhood programs, as well as video conferencing options. From there, teams organize both virtual and face to face options for parents to ensure quality early childhood programs, along with child care.
The 100% Community action team focused on parent support programs will assess parents and parents-to-be, learning to what degree they have access to various forms of home visitation, child care and support. With video conferencing tech found on one’s mobile device, we may be able to grow the parent support network online.
To meet housing needs, the action teams assess the need for immediate rapid rehousing, as well as all forms of housing insecurity. From there, the team researches solutions…
The 100% Community action team focused on behavioral health care serves a vital role in a time of crisis and change. The action team works with partners in the behavioral healthcare field to support reaching all county residents with the timely care they may need.
The 100% Community action team on transportation has a huge challenge and opportunity in front of them. In urban and rural areas, public transport options might not exist or may have been disrupted. This requires new thinking that might include researching the feasibility…
The 100% Community action team on food focuses on food security. The team assesses where gaps in food security services are and works to implement solutions. Food banks at schools, colleges and other venues are explored for feasibility and innovations are developed.
The 100% Community action team on medical and dental care works with partners in the health care field to ensure that all county residents have timely access to the care they need. This includes assessing to what degree county residents have easy access to care and identifying gaps and their causes.
The 100% Community initiative is working to ensure that all our families and community members have access to ten vital services, committed to strengthening their health, safety and resilience. Our action teams work with local leaders and service providers to strengthen the services we all need to be healthy and safe.