Prosper Springfield exists to build an environment in which all members of the Springfield Community are able to measurably improve their lives! Their mission is to build an environment in which all members of the Springfield community are able to measurably improve their education, health, housing and employment/financial security. Prosper Springfield is a collective impact model initiative knitting together the community’s efforts to lift people out of poverty. The initiative connects all the work currently being done and capitalizes on the momentum of successful programs such as the City’s Zone Blitz and The Northwest Project. Prosper Springfield’s goal is to achieve a 5 percent reduction in poverty in Springfield by 2025.
This important initiative is led by Francine Pratt with Community Partnership of the Ozarks and United Way of the Ozarks. Learn more at the Prosper Springfield website.
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