Advancing Milwaukee Health Literacy Project
The Advancing Milwaukee Health Literacy Project will address COVID-related racial disparities through an innovative, multi-partner urban health literacy project led by the City of Milwaukee’s Office of African American Affairs.
AIMing for Quality Arts and Achievement
AIMing for Quality Arts and Achievement aims to improve high-quality instruction across multiple art disciplines through a tiered approach that supports fine arts instructors, classroom teachers and school communities.
The Milwaukee Brighter Futures Initiative seeks strategies to prevent and reduce child abuse and neglect, youth violence and delinquent behavior, youth alcohol and other drug use and abuse, and non-marital pregnancy.
Cancer Collaborative Work Groups
The Collaborative Work Groups will work in two phases. Phase One will create multi-sector Collaborative Work Groups across Wisconsin to develop a transdisciplinary understanding of a topic associated with breast and/or lung cancer disparities and design an integrated solution. In Phase Two, these solutions will be implemented by teams resulting in a reduction in breast and lung
Community Doula Initiative
Through collaborations, training, support and education, the Community Doula Initiative aims to build community capacity to understand, support, and embrace birth work in addressing maternal and infant birth outcomes and health.
Community Health Needs Assessments
Community health assessment surveys in a number of Eastern Wisconsin cities and counties.
Comprehensive Assessment Doesn’t Just Happen: Using Active Implementation to Move the Needle with School Practices
Using the Active Implementation Framework, this project seeks to identify how speech-language assessments can be modified and supported to make their administration more feasible in the schools.
Evaluating Equity and Inclusion Training
In partnership with Share Collaborative, this project seeks to understand and evaluate increase in awareness and changes in beliefs and behaviors during a year long engagement process.
Father Inclusive Prenatal Care
The FIPC approach involves assessing expectant fathers and mothers with a “parent prep-check” to identify their needs and then offer services to address those needs and prepare them for parenthood.
Gees Wellness Clinic
This barbershop initiative is created to meet men where they are and provide those who need support connecting to appropriate primary and behavior health services and/or social service providers and community resources.
Improving the Mental Health of Racine's Youth
The evaluation goal is to identify base line and monitoring data for Racine County to make informed decisions regarding children’s mental health programming, status of service delivery within the County and identify gaps in service.
Milwaukee Partnership Project
This project is a collaborative effort between Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS), City Year Milwaukee, and the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Milwaukee. It provides a coordinated set of supports to improve outcomes for students at four MPS schools.
NMF Neighborhood Improvement Initiative
This project offers support, through training and coaching, to organizations that are part of Northwestern Mutual Foundation’s neighborhood improvement Initiative.
Promoting Best Practices in Substance Use Disorder Treatment
This project provides technical assistance and training opportunities for WI DHS funded grantees, drawing on local and national academic and community resources. The project leads the planning of annual summit and regional networking events.
Sixteenth Street Community Health Center Housing Navigation
This project aims to gain a deeper understanding of the socio-economic factors, such as housing insecurity, that influence health on the south side of Milwaukee. Knowledge gained will be used to develop a collaborative model for health care and social services to close these health gaps and improve health outcomes for patients and community members.
Prevention programming is intended to reduce the consequences of substance abuse in communities as well as prevent the onset and/or reduce progression of substance abuse in individuals.
Steps for Success Field Guide and Institute
The aim is to support organizations and collaborative initiatives to put plans and work in place that is strategic, productive, and collaborative.
Addresses the need for comprehensive substance use disorder treatment and recovery support services for TANF-eligible individuals and their families,
Wisconsin CONNECT is a collaborative. It seeks to provide technical assistance and training opportunities for substance use prevention and treatment grantees, providers, clinicians, social workers, and support staff; drawing on local and national academic and community resources.
WI Harm Reduction Needs Assessment and Conference
The assessment will provide insight into the current needs of substance users and the conference will bring together experts in the field of harm reduction along with others interested in learning about and expanding harm reduction services, resources, and policies in Wisconsin.
WI Tobacco Surveillance
Conducts surveillance research on tobacco use trends and evaluates tobacco prevention and control activities.
Extends preventive health services to women who are participants of the CDC-funded National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program known as Well Woman in Wisconsin.
Women of Worth
Women of Worth is an outpatient program focusing on the unique needs of women, in particular, mothers and expecting mothers, as well as women who have experienced homelessness or who are at risk of becoming homeless.