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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Community Coalitions

Mission: To assist the public in developing a consensus as to the most appropriate recommendations for improving the quality of life for the many segments of kansas city society.

Programs: Conducted a highly successful county-wide community conversation on healthcare. Began the process of developing follow-on to the community conversation on healthcare. Developed s a follow-up to last year's community discussion on mental health action teams that are identifying concerns and actions that can be addressed within their service communityworked with 2 area public libraries on how to develop community conversations including traing appropriate staff.

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Community Creating Opportunties (CCO) has been in existing in our Community for 35 years, it is a Faith Based organization that brings people of all faith together to build relationships and develop strong leaders to improve the quality of life in our communities. We are a multicultrual, inter-religious organization that brings together diverse perspectives and views for a collective vision to transform lives through new and powerful relationships. How do we do this? Beginning with the concrete problems faced by working families and then doing careful research, create policy and program innovations from the ground up to affect change. We have organizations in Kansas City Kansas and Kansas City Missouri, Jefferson City MO, and Springfield MO. CCO represents over 100 Churches and organization throughout the State. We are involved Healthcare, Housing and Community Development and Youth development, just to name a few things.