CPEC Works combines the Stanford University Collective Impact Model and the Re-Think Health Model to provide interventions that address disadvantage and community transformation in College Park creating sustainable:
- Student pathways to advantage for 6th to 12th grade disadvantaged, low-income youth and parents through the establishment of the CPEC Youth Club, and after school educational enrichment service including dropout prevention services, Math and English tutoring, job readiness training, life skills development, GED completion for out-of-school youth, and exposure to various post-secondary options;
- Family pathways to advantage for low-income parents and College Park community members through the establishment of the College Park People’s University (CPPU), a formal community outreach and education program to improve family health, welfare and persistence skills;
- Workforce development and post-secondary pathways for College Park older youth and adults through our CPEC Works and CPPU component that will include family financial education, and identification of green job employment prospects to help them gain advantage in life; and a
- Health pathways component with regular health education services through our College Park People’s University focused on linking these families to a medical home and creating healthy family relationships that enable youth to improve school attendance and family members to become healthy enough to obtain stable employment and make wiser health choices for themselves and for their children.
For more data and statistics about our focus communities, view our most recent community needs assessment.