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How Can We Design Communities Where Kids and Families Thrive?

Mar 23, 2017, 2:00 PM, Posted by Katie Wehr, Sara Cantor Aye

A new funding opportunity will engage teams in six selected communities to create healthier environments for kids and families.

How can we build healthier communities where children and families thrive?

Every community would likely answer this question differently.

And these unique approaches are exactly what RWJF and Greater Good Studio hope to leverage through a Call for Proposals (CFP) for a new project called Raising Places: Building Child-Centered Communities.

Six selected communities engaged in cross-sector collaboration will be awarded $60,000 each, along with support to take part in a process that identifies priorities, gathers diverse insights from residents and stakeholders, and tests and refines practical solutions for sustainable change. Greater Good Studio, which specializes in addressing social needs through human-centered design, will guide participating communities through this process.

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