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2023 Norwalk ACTS Impact Report

Norwalk ACTS is a Collective Impact partnership that brings people together in a structured way to achieve social change. Collective Impact is rooted in the belief that no single entity alone can create large-scale, lasting social change.

Norwalk ACTS is a Collective Impact partnership that brings people together in a structured way to achieve social change. Collective Impact is rooted in the belief that no single entity alone can create large-scale, lasting social change.

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/ Data Highlights

DATA

2

Resource

Portals

Created for

Community

Members

Data Services for 6

Member Organizations

860+

Reviews

5

New Data

Dashboards

70

Partners Engaging

with Local Data at

Norwalk ACTS’s Quarterly

Convening on March 15

/ Policy & Advocacy Highlights

POLICY &

ADVOCACY

• Held policy breakfast with Norwalk legislative delegation

• Hosted civic engagement panel with Secretary of the State

Stephanie Thomas (SOTS), Office of Congressman Jim

Himes, State Legislature, and Common Council Members

• Advocated with sister partnerships in Bridgeport, Stamford,

and Waterbury for legislation to improve economic mobility,

including work with State Treasurer Russell to fund Baby Bonds.

CT became the first state in the nation to pass Baby Bonds,

an initiative that invests directly in children born into poverty

• Spoke at a press conference recognizing civic engagement

partnership with SOTS Thomas

• Created Norwalk Operating Budget Resource for Families

100+

Members engaging with legislators at

our December and June Convenings

7

State

Legislature and

Common Council Members

on Legislative Panel

12 / Norwalk ACTS

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