Human Trafficking Awareness for Youth

uVoice, a youth philanthropy board facilitated by Community Youth Concepts, studied the issue of human trafficking in Greater Des Moines. This report shares their research on the causes and consequences of human trafficking.

Leading system change, even in times of uncertainty

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5 things you must know about migrant farmworkers in Iowa

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Approaching storytelling with authentic engagement

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We all can do better for Iowa’s children and families

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A fellow's perspective: Getting to do the work we should be doing

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A call to action for Latinx youth

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Connecting systems, connecting families

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The power is in the partnership

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If we're going to reduce trauma and family stress, we have to start at the very beginning

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Latinx youth mental health: Resiliency and its limitations

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What does opportunity look like for Iowa children (and are we doing the right things help them thrive)?

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Together, inching closer to a tipping point on children's issues

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What do youth who are homeless need? And how far am I willing to go to help?

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The United States Prosperity Index 2021

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Make It Okay messaging in multiple languages

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8 Ways People of Color are Tokenized in Nonprofits

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Building a Trust-Based Philanthropy to Shift Power Back to Communities

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Prenatal-to-3 State Policy Roadmap

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Frameworks Institute: Changing the conversation on social issues

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Framing best practices with Topos Partnership

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Systems Change & Deep Equity

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Iowa Coalition for Collective Change

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Iowa Public Health Association

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Report

Cultivating Change: How the HealthConnect Fellowship lifted a network of advocates to improve children's health in central Iowa

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Shifting the Lens: How The ACE Study sparked action to collectively improve our community's health

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National Academy of Medicine

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Grant Makers in Health

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Results-Based Accountability Implementation Guide

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Healthy People 2030

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ACEs Connection

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Understanding the Upstream Social Determinants of Health

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Addressing Patients' Social Needs: An Emerging Business Case for Provider Investment

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Innovations in Health Equity and Health Philanthropy

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Centers for Disease Control

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Prenatal Strategies to Support Families

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United Way Community Impact Report

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1st Five Healthy Mental Development Initiative 2020 Report

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2020 One Economy: The Blueprint for Action

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Mental and Sexual Health Education for Youth

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Strengthening Medicaid

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Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program

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CAMHI4Kids Children's Mental Health System

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Transforming Iowa's Foster Care System to Support Kinship Caregiving

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Community Catalyst System of Advocacy

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The Water of Systems Change

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