By working together, we can ensure that all Sonoma County residents have the opportunity for quality education, positive health outcomes and economic wellness.

Programs that Work

The practices and programs listed on the Upstream Portfolio are proven to positively impact quality of life by improving educational attainment, health equity and economic wellness. Each is designed based on research and evaluated for effectiveness.  

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Measures of Success

Upstream Investments engages our community to show the positive impacts of collective efforts in improving the lives of all Sonoma County residents. 

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Upstream Investments is a Policy Initiative chartered by the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors to advance evidence-informed prevention focused practices across the County. Upstream believes that organizations with effective practices and programs have the highest potential to improve education, health and economic wellness for all Sonoma County residents.

  • When: February 28, 2019 from 10:00 AM 12:00 PM

    Join us for to learn how Upstream Investments is supporting service providers across Sonoma County to improve client outcomes and maximize funding opportunities. 

  • When: March 7, 2019 from 10:00 AM 12:00 PM

    Changing the world…one logic model at a time! Join us to learn:

    • How logic models can inform and buoy funding requests
    • How to use logic models to direct programming and improve client outcomes
    • The difference between inputs, outputs and outcomes
  • When: March 14, 2019 from 10:00 AM 12:00 PM

    This interactive course will cover the basics of evaluation planning, and will walk participants through the process of using a logic model to guide development of a simple evaluation plan. This course is ideal for organizations that have already drafted a literature review and a program-specific logic model. To get the most our of this course, please bring a copy of your program-specific logic model to the course.

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