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.
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.
Advancing Community Investment in Health: Implementation of the Innovation and Wellness Commons
IWC seeks to expand upon a successful pilot program to implement and evaluating new wellness programming and develop a network of wellness practitioners.
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.
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.
LIHF Program Office
The Lifecourse Initiative for Healthy Families (LIHF) was developed to reduce infant mortality in Milwaukee, Racine and Kenosha. LIHF is a strategic effort in partnership with the UW Population Health Institute. Both are funded by the Wisconsin Partnership Program (WPP), a far-reaching commitment by the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health to greatly improve the health of people in Wisconsin for years to come. LIHF addresses chronic stress in the experience, particularly in systems and services, of African American women.
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,
WI Collaborative Approach to Increasing CRC Screening
Supports Wisconsin Federally Qualified Health Centers in quality improvement to increase colorectal cancer screening rates.
WI Coverdell Stroke Program Evaluation
Seeks to develop and evaluate a comprehensive stroke system.
WI Asthma Program Evaluation
Seeks to maximize the reach, impact, efficiency, and sustainability of comprehensive asthma control services.
WI Environmental Public Health Tracking Program Evaluation
Integrates health and environmental data and use it to provide information in support of actions that improve the health of communities.
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.