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To Foster Economic Development and create system change by developing collaborative partnerships and linking resources to imrpove the health and economic outcomes for children families and communities.
All Central, Westlake, and Pico-Union children are healthy, redy to succeed in school and have a stable and economically self-sufficient families living in strong communities.
Central City Neighborhood Partners (CCNP) is a non-profit community-based organization that is highly innovative in its approach to promoting systemic change and increasing services to youth and their families. Through a non-competitive formal collaboration, CCNP works with community based organizations, businesses, educational and governmental agencies in the Central City, Westlake, and Pico-Union communities of Los Angeles to achieve the agency’s mission: to foster economic development and create systemic change by developing collaborative partnerships and linking resources to improve health and economic outcomes for children, families and communities. Serving as the umbrella organization for the collaborative since 1994, CCNP pursues projects and initiatives that will create systemic change and foster economic development to support the work of our partner agencies. CCNP’s collaborative work is guided by CCNP’s Executive Director, a community development team working toward improving the built environment, and supported by CCNP and partner staff members operating the delivery of program services that assist families in achieving their health and economic goals.
It is CCNP’s goal to foster economic development and create systemic change by developing collaborative partnerships and linking resources to improve the health and economic outcomes for children, families and communities.
We have implemented a "no wrong door" approach to coordinate the delivery of services and client referrals that have resulted in the following outcomes:
Increase Family Income - as measured by employment, wage increase, and/or access to other economic resources that benefit the household, and
increase Youth Academic Achievement - as measured by improved academic performance, grade level advancement, retention and/or re-entry.