Looking forward, onward, upward, and around the bend is what we do as Social Change Navigators. ‘Ideas in Motion’ is our blog about the journey and a place where we stop to reflect, grapple with the tough stuff, and talk about the bright spots.

CPPR’s Role in COVID-19 Response Efforts

Better World: When COVID-19 turned our lives upside down, CPPR was enlisted to help our most vulnerable residents. Our strong relationships and ability to quickly pivot allowed us to collaborate with state partners in developing time-sensitive responses in support of families, essential workers, and child care providers.

CPPR Welcomes Research Project Director

Futures Thinkers: We are thrilled to welcome Ithar Hassaballa to our director’s team. This experienced group is comprised of thought leaders in areas including complexity and futures thinking, early childhood and evaluation. Ithar complements the team with her strong...

CPPR utilizes unique approaches to help KDHE gather family voices

Change Makers: We amplify the voices of Kansas families. In partnership with KDHE, the CPPR team utilized unique ways to engage Kansas families to help inform the state’s Title V Maternal and Child Health (MCH) priorities for the next five years. Partnerships for...

Sensemaking Elevates Families’ Voices

Change Makers  CPPR’s Our Tomorrows team gathers stories from Kansans. The experiences they share can help shape policy and programming decisions in our communities and across the country. In addition to collecting and sharing, the team hosts sessions to discuss...

Jackie Counts helps drive the future of early childhood in Kansas

Futures Thinkers-CPPR director, innovator, and futures thinker Jackie Counts was recently featured in an Early Learning Nation article. Check out how she is helping drive the future of early childhood in Kansas and catch a glimpse of where she seeks inspiration....

Our Tomorrows Support: Tablet Touchscreen Fix

Dear Our Tomorrows Partners, Our team has made a push to ensure that all of our organizational partners, community champions, and citizen journalists have the resources they need to collect stories. We have recently become aware of a technical problem with the...

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Jevan shares his experience working at Lawrence’s 2017 Festival of Making and Creativity, ConfabuLarryum.