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January 27, 2022 | Upstream Investments

Sonoma County officials vow to combat inequities inwell-being report

Sonoma County officials are vowing to combat the inequitiesthat exist among local residents in the areas of education, wealth and health,conditions illustrated in a newly published report that gauges the region’swell-being. Read full story


January 27, 2022 | Upstream Investments

10 key findings from the 2021 Portrait of Sonoma County

The 2021 Portrait of SonomaCounty, a data-driven report that gauges the well-being of Sonoma County’scommunities, contained a number of significant findings. Read full story


January 26, 2022 | Upstream Investments

2021 Portrait of Sonoma County: Well-being study finds newsuccesses, ongoing challenges along race, ethnicity, gender and geographiclines

SonomaCounty residents as a whole make more money, live longer and are more likely tohave a bachelor’s degree than nearly 10 years ago. Read full story


January 26, 2022 | Upstream Investments

Portrait of Sonoma County 2021 Launch Event

The launch of A Portrait of Sonoma County 2021 Update. Sonoma County leaders and organizations will use the results of A Portrait of Sonoma 2021 to identify pressing priorities, turning this report into a platform to guide important investment and policy decisions in the next few years. Watch the recording to learn what is in the report.El Retrato del Condado de Sonoma 2021 Evento de Lanzamiento del Informe [YouTube Video]El evento del informe de lanzamiento. Discubre mas de los datos del poblaciones del condado de Sonoma. Los líderes y organizaciones del condado de Sonoma utilizarán los resultados de Un Retrato de Sonoma 2021 para identificar prioridades locales, convirtiendo este informe en una plataforma para guiar decisiones importantes de inversión y políticas en los próximos años. Ven a aprender lo que incluye el informe. Read full story


January 22, 2021 | Upstream Investments

Study shows school readiness gaps in Sonoma County fall along ethnic, socioeconomic lines

Study shows school readiness gaps in Sonoma County fall along ethnic, socioeconomic lines Read full story


January 22, 2021 | Upstream Investments

Why Invest in Early Childhood Development?

By supporting our youngest community members to be successful in school we are providing opportunities and resources for all, not just those that can afford it. Quality early learning and development programs, especially for disadvantaged children, can foster valuable skills, strengthen our workforce, grow our economy and reduce social spending. Read full story


January 22, 2021 | Upstream Investments

Income, language, other barriers add to kindergarten readiness gap between white and Latinx children

Unequal access to resources in Sonoma County plays a key role in the kindergarten readiness gap between white and Latinx children uncovered by a local study by the Road to Early Achievement and Development for Youth (READY) program. Read full story


February 26, 2020 | Upstream Investments

Upstream Investments Programs Honored with Gold Resolution

Upstream Investments Programs Receive Gold Resolution Read full story


February 2, 2020 | Upstream Investments

More Healdsburg students are ready for Kindergarten, but disparities still remain between English and Spanish speaking

More Healdsburg students are ready for Kindergarten, but disparities still remain between English and Spanish speaking students Read full story


October 4, 2019 | Upstream Investments

Upstream Investments and PolicyLink Present: Bay Area Equity Atlas Overview and Hands-On Data for Action Training Sessions

Join leaders and equity champions from community organizations, businesses, and government agencies invited to learn more about this cutting edge, web-based data and policy tool that can help track the state of equity across the region and drive solutions for inclusive prosperity! Read full story


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