The following links are organizations that have similar goals and missions to OCCC. They focus on food, nutrition and summer camps and advocate for children and families.
The mission of Hunger Free Vermont is to end the
injustice of hunger and malnutrition for all Vermonters.
No child should grow up hungry in America. But 1 in 5 children struggles with hunger. Share Our Strength's No Kid Hungry campaign is ending childhood hunger in America by connecting kids in need with nutritious food and teaching families how to cook healthy, affordable meals. You can help surround kids with healthy food where they live, learn and play.
"We unite people from all sectors to solve problems in our community. We believe that when we work together, we create a stronger Chittenden County. The problems facing our community are complex; they are issues that no single organization or individual alone can solve. United Way has the networks, partnerships and strategic initiatives to improve the lives of our family, friends and neighbors. Real change is possible when nonprofit, public and private sectors team up with the community to work together
The American Camp Association strives to enrich lives and change the world through knowledge and experience from professionals they ensure the quality of camp programs. ACA aims to aid in every child's growth, development and education.
Vermont Afterschool is a public-private statewide partnership dedicated to supporting and sustaining innovative learning opportunities that extend beyond the school day for all Vermont’s children and youth.
"Established in 1983, Voices for Vermont’s Children (formerly Vermont Children’s Forum) began as an informal alliance of human service and education advocates concerned about the status of children and youth in Vermont. Voices addresses the full spectrum of child, youth and family issues – from child care and access to health care coverage for children and youth to juvenile justice and child welfare."
"In the highly anticipated OUR KIDS: The American Dream in Crisis , Robert D. Putnam, Harvard professor of public policy and bestselling author of Bowling Alone, offers a groundbreaking examination of why fewer Americans today have the opportunity for upward mobility." http://robertdputnam.com/
Vermont Insights, a program of Building Bright Futures and a partner with the Vermont State Data Center at the University of Vermont Center for Rural Studies, is a new online interactive site that allows users to find and use data to understand the well-being of Vermont’s children, families and communities. Data is vetted from trusted sources, analyzed and organized in one platform.
Users can search, see and use reliable data to help tell stories, identify community needs, set priorities, track progress, inform program or policy decisions, prepared grant proposals, report or presentations and much more.
By helping to raise the visibility of key issues affecting Vermont’s children and families, Vermont Insights is making it easier for leaders, policymakers, families and communities to use data to make informed policy and program decisions. to edit.