Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT) is a comprehensive, national and community-based process to plan for and bring about transformational and sustainable change, and to address the historic and contemporary effects of racism.
The Massachusetts Coalition for Domestic Workers (MCDW) works to bring racial and social justice and dignity to all domestic workers in our state. Founded in 2010 by a Steering Committee comprised of the Brazilian Women’s Group (BWG), the Dominican Development Center (DDC), and Matahari Women’s Workers Center, the MCDW was the driving force in passing the MA Domestic Workers’ Bill of Rights (BoR) in April 2014. The Domestic Workers BoR’ passage has been the Coalition’s proudest accomplishment thus far.
The Filming Interactions to Nurture Development (FIND) Program is a brief, flexible, and low-cost video-coaching program for parents, early childhood educators and other caregivers to promote developmentally supportive interactions with infants and young children.
Providence’s Children and Youth Cabinet (CYC) is the backbone entity for the city’s collective impact work, convening multiple systems, stakeholders and partners to identify shared priorities for child wellbeing and implement quality programs to improve outcomes for children and youth. The CYC has several key initiatives including Building Trauma Sensitive Schools, Evidence2Success (a partnership with the Annie E. Casey Foundation), piloting school based Attendance Teams, coordinating a school-based mental health collaborative, and our Health Equity Zone.
The purpose of the Network for Public Health Law is to increase the use and the effectiveness of public health laws in protecting, promoting and improving public health. The Network connects public health practitioners; local, tribal, state and federal officials; lawyers; policy-makers, public health advocates; and others.
RIZE Massachusetts is a state-wide, private sector initiative created to build a $50 million fund, focused on bringing real and lasting change to those struggling with substance use disorders in the Commonwealth. Grants supported by this fund will address the opioid epidemic through a full continuum of programs from prevention to long-term sustainable recovery, and focus on the specific areas where more resources are immediately necessary. Visit their website.
The Basics Inc. works to provide all parents with the tools, training, resources, and supports to make the Boston Basics — five simple, research-based practices — part of their child’s everyday life. Our mission is to change how whole communities support early childhood parenting and caregiving. We mobilize existing social and organizational networks to embed the Basics routinely in their normal operations and interactions with parents and caregivers of infants and toddlers. Visit their website
The Teacher Collaborative is a community built by teachers for teachers that fosters collaboration, empowers innovation, and creates meaningful professional development opportunities for all teachers in Massachusetts. Visit their website
Advocating for an international anti-corruption court to combat impunity for grand corruption.