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Community Action Network is a partnership of government, non-profit, private and faith-based organizations who work together to enhance the social, health, educational and economic well-being of Central Texas.
- The State of Preschool 2012
National Institute for Early Education Research
- Health Needs Assessment 2012
Ventanilla de Salud
- James Sallis on Walkability and the Fight Against Obesity
- Community Health Needs Assessment
- Rental Housing Market Condition Measures: A Comparison of U.S. Metropolitan Areas From 2009 to 2011
U.S. Census Bureau
- State-Level Trends in Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance: A State-by-State Analysis
Robert Woods Johnson Foundation
- Are We There Yet? Creating Complete Communities for 21st Century America
- Greater Austin Region Cancer Care White Paper
The CAN Community Dashboard is an annual report that provides an overview of the social health and well-being of Austin and Travis County. CAN has created a Strategic Framework for Action that collapses the input we have received from many community stakeholders on what our community can do to move these indicators in the right direction. To see the latest, visit CANCommunityDashboard.org
2012 Butler Awards Recognize Plans with Promise
Each year, Community Action Network recognizes individuals, collaborations, or organizations that exemplify the CAN goal of leveraging mutual resources to collectively improve the social, health, educational and economic opportunities in our community. This year, the CAN leadership has elected to use this annual award to acknowledge the following community planning efforts:
- Justice and Mental Health Collaborative Program Planning Grant
- Imagine Austin Comprehensive Plan
- Community Health Assessment/Community Health Improvement Plan
- The School Readiness Action Plan for Austin/Travis County
The Butler Awards are named for CAN's first Executive Director, Fred Butler, in recognition of his many years of service to the community. Click here for more information.
Results of CAN Policy Palooza
About 135 people attended the CAN Policy Palooza on October 17, 2012. Read this highlight of the event and of the key challenges participants said we must work together to address to reach our community's goals.
Video: "Central Texas: Creating the Future We Want"
View our new video! Leaders from Austin and Travis County comment on the demographic trends in the Austin Region and some of the challenges and opportunities that these trends present us with. Thanks to KLRU who produced this video.