Changemaker Profile: Christine Alford

Welcome to our Changemaker Profiles blog series! Each edition we profile one outstanding social changemaker from the JVA client community. By sharing the stories of some of the incredible people we get to work with every day, each accomplishing extraordinary work in nonprofits, government, social enterprise and elsewhere, we hope we will bring a little [...]

2019-11-26T09:58:17-06:00November 26th, 2019|2019, Blog, Changemakers|0 Comments

EDs Share Secrets of How to Shape a Nonprofit’s Culture, More

Above: STEMblazers Executive Director Wendy Merchant, left, and Adoption Options Executive Director Adrienne Elliott responded to questions from participants in JVA's Executive Director Academy on Friday.   By Sandy Wiegand, Copyeditor and Writer at Joining Vision and Action What’s the first thing new graduates of JVA’s Executive Director Academy (EDA) do when they get back [...]

2019-10-28T10:02:12-06:00September 30th, 2019|2019, Blog, Unconsultants|0 Comments

2017-2018 PCF and FAP Joint Annual Report

Mesa County Partnership for Children & Families (PCF) and the Family & Adolescent Partnership (FAP) joined again to create their fifth annual community report publication. JVA has helped with the writing and design for the past three reports—including those covering 2015-2016 and 2016-2017—and remains impressed by the collaborative spirit of these two groups. Check out [...]

2019-04-09T15:12:39-06:00April 2nd, 2019|2018, Reports and Publications|0 Comments

2Gen Statewide Conference: A Call to Action

Colorado’s guiding vision for the two-generation (2Gen) approach? A state in which all families have access to the resources and support they need to escape poverty and achieve their full potential. The 2Gen approach focuses on meeting the needs of children and the adults in their lives together, to help both have a better chance [...]

2018-10-03T08:53:26-06:00October 2nd, 2018|2018, Reports and Publications|0 Comments

JVA White Paper

JVA is pleased to announce our white paper on effective goal setting and action planning. Using the latest research and implementation science, you can set and achieve goals for yourself, your organization and community. Even if you’re an ardent goal striver, you might want to share this paper with colleagues and board members. Click [...]

2020-04-10T13:22:04-06:00January 2nd, 2018|2017, Reports and Publications|0 Comments

Boulder Public Library – Community Engagement Report

In an effort to engage the Boulder community and solicit feedback as to how the library can best support the community, Boulder Public Library contracted with Joining Vision and Action (JVA). A mixed-method, bilingual design was used to gather data included in the report. These methods included: A survey, available in both English and Spanish, [...]

2017-12-29T16:41:25-06:00December 29th, 2017|2017, Reports and Publications|0 Comments

Arapahoe County – Community Needs Assessment

Arapahoe County’s Community Resources Department contracted with Joining Vision and Action (JVA) in 2017 to facilitate a comprehensive community needs assessment (CNA) designed to better understand current needs and assets of lower-income community residents and those who serve this community, with specific focus on the nine federal objectives of the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG): [...]

2017-12-29T16:38:25-06:00December 29th, 2017|2017, Reports and Publications|0 Comments