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.
No Kid Hungry
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.
No Kid Hungry
Our mission is to build a stronger Northwest Vermont by mobilizing our community to improve people’s lives. United Way isn’t just our name – it’s how we work. We bring together individuals, nonprofits, businesses, and government entities to fight for a strong, vibrant, and healthy community. We fight for the education, financial stability and health of every person in Chittenden, Franklin and Grand Isle counties.
The American Camp Association
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. Vermont Afterschool
Voices for Vermont’s Children
”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.” Our Kids
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.