Initiatives consist of groups of community members and cross-sector partners focused on improving select community-level outcomes using action plans and continuous improvement strategies.

Early Childhood Initiative

The Early Childhood Initiative strives to create an overarching community system for children and families that will launch every young child on a path to success.

Out of School Time

The goal of the Out of School Time (OST) Initiative is to develop and sustain a system that ensures our city’s children and youth are provided with high-quality, affordable learning opportunities.

Social Emotional Health

The work of the Social Emotional Health (SEH) Initiative is to organize and provide resources to develop the social emotional skills essential for lifelong success of Norwalk’s children and families.

College & Workforce Readiness

The College & Workforce Readiness (CWR) Initiative seeks to innovate pathways for college and the workforce in order to close the opportunity gap among students of color and from low-income families.