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Our Integrated Vision of Thriving

Based on the knowledge that disruption in one area of life can cascade into other areas and threaten stability, we aim to transform lives and communities with an intersectional perspective on well-being. To build both individual and community resilience, we make connections between numerous interrelated factors that strengthen or impede household and community wellness.

Vision: Access to high-quality, affordable care

Disruption: Illness can disrupt employment, education, and finances.

Vision: Access to reliable, affordable transportation

Disruption: Lack of access to transportation disrupts education, employment, and health.

Vision: Stable and affordable family shelter

Disruption: Lack or loss of housing often disrupts employment, health, education, and finances.

Vision: Opportunity to earn a living wage

Disruption: Un-/under-employment and unfair low compensation disrupts finances, health, and education.

Vision: Financial security

Disruption: Financial instability disrupts education, health, transportation, and employment.

Vision: Equitable disaster preparation and response; clean water, air, and energy for all

Disruption: Low-wealth and minority communities disproportionately shoulder the impact of storms and climate change.

Vision: Universal access and attainment

Disruption: Inadequate and inequitable educational opportunity disrupts employment, health, and finances.