Accountable Health Community and Collective Impact
Established in 2013, NEK Prosper! is a network of community partners working together via Collective Impact and Results-Based Accountability and Leadership to ensure the vitality, prosperity, and well-being of Caledonia and Southern Essex Counties so that its residents are:
Collective Impact brings people together, in a structured way, to achieve social change.
Northern Counties Health Care, along with the other founding partners of the network who form the Leadership Team, is committed to providing strategic direction for NEK Prosper!, champion its work, and invest the resources of our organizations including providing support for you and your aligned initiatives.
- Green Mountain United Way
- Northeast Kingdom Community Action
- Northeast Kingdom Council on Aging
- Northeast Kingdom Human Services
- Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital
- Rural Community Transportation
- Rural Edge
- Vermont Foodbank
In addition to our Leadership Partners, our Community Partners and Friends, Neighbors and Citizens, help choose and implement strategies, engage more community members, and guide working groups (like the Resilience Collaborative).
With a common agenda and shared tools for tracking progress, we coordinate our collective efforts, based on relationships of trust among participants. We work together for systemic change.
Visit here to obtain information on resources and tools to learn more about our partner organizations, their areas of expertise, and what they may be able to help with.