Pivotal Moves are decisive actions that could begin now and change the course of community life relatively quickly. Contributors to Thriving Together share more about their pivotal moves.
We are working on a few cross-cutting concepts, particularly around reopening schools: How can we use the whole school environment, including the outdoors, to get kids back to school?
Sarah Milligan-TofflerChildren & Nature Network
We will work to make sure what we’re learning across the chapters of the Springboard are considered for inclusion into our national measurement processes–and to advance the federal data strategy around equitable data, infrastructure, and investment with a focus in communities that need it the most.
Somava SahaWell Being & Equity (WE) in the World
During COVID-19, we are shifting toward the realization that food is an essential service. If we build on the idea of recognizing something as an essential service, then it becomes more likely to also be perceived as a public good. With that lens we can start making shifts in the food system so that it serves people in a holistic way–and in a way that isn’t extractive or polluting of the environment, or exploitive of its workforce in order to be cheap.
Paula DanielsCenter for Good Food Purchasing
In the Springboard, Well Being Trust and partners brought forward a powerful idea to transform the mental health workforce, to become a community-centered mental health workforce. We are lifting up an approach to build out a community centered workforce that could match a redesigned mental health delivery system with distributed access points to care.