Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Local Partner Organizations

More information on the local groups UNICEF staff are partnering with for the C4D Workshops.

Rural Action

The mission of Rural Action is to foster social, economic, and environmental justice in Appalachian Ohio.

Participants working with Rural Action will focus on the Chesterhill Produce Auction and the ways in which community connections can be strengthened.

Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Athens County

The mission of BBBS is to make a positive difference in the lives of area youth through professionally supported relationships with mentors and volunteers.

Participants working with BBBS will focus on youth mentoring and the ways in which service programs can be expanded to Washington County; the goal is to build a new network in the county with "bigs", "littles", and community members. 

Live Healthy Appalachia

The mission of Live Healthy Appalachia is to improve health in the Appalachian region through education, outreach, and advocacy for nutrition and healthy.

Participants working with Live Healthy Appalachia will focus on healthy lifestyles and nutrition programs, especially in schools, and will work to assist the organization t develop and identity and presence in the region.

Kids on Campus

The mission of Kids on Campus is to serve and empower underserved, at-risk children and their families through education, nutrition, and recreation.

Participants working with Kids on Campus will focus on academic enrichment and recreation programs; the communication focus will be parental communication.

Hocking - Athens - Perry Community Action Partnership

The mission of HAPCAP is to mobilize resources to empower individuals and communities by providing quality services that promote self-sufficiency and enhance quality of life.

Participants working with HAPCAP will focus early education, employment and training, safe and affordable housing, food and nutrition, community development, coordination of services, and advocacy for the poor. The communication focus of this group will be political advocacy and communication.

My Sister's Place

The mission of My Sister's Place is to provide a respite for battered women and children and ensure their self-determination.

My Sister's Place serves victims of family violence in Athens, Hocking, and Vinton counties. Participants working with this organization will focus on raising awareness of community counseling.

No comments:

Post a Comment