A Movement To Improve Economic and Social Mobility For ALL Community Members
Specifically for those marginalized because of race, ethnicity, gender, zip code or circumstance.
The Rocky Mountain Partnership (RMP) is a coalition of cross-sector leaders and network partners who believe they can accomplish more by working together than apart.
RMP utilizes a nationally proven and rigorous collective impact framework to ensure economic vitality and prosperity for the community through economic and social opportunity and mobility for ALL community members.
There Is An Opportunity To Do Better
The COVID-19 crisis and increasing community-level outcomes, collective work must focus on disrupting systems and shifting power to those most impacted.
In order to improve community-level outcomes, collective work must focus on transforming systems. We cannot transform systems without addressing the racial inequities that exist at a systemic level.
We cannot transform systems without addressing the racial inequities that exist at a systemic level.
A Broadened Focus
The network’s focus has always aligned to supporting economic vitality and prosperity for the community, specifically through Cradle to Career Outcomes impacting young people’s trajectory for entering the workforce with the skills needed to earn sufficient wages to support themselves and their families.
The Cradle to Career Outcomes continue to be vital, however, they are only some of what paints a holistic picture of community well-being.
In order for broad-based economic vitality to be a reality, economic and social mobility for ALL community members is critical.
This requires a holistic, multi-generational approach.
National research from entities such as The Brookings Institute, Economic Policy Institute, Association for Public Policy and Management, and other similar research sources across major cities in the U.S. suggest that considering a more holistic view of a community better leads to a thriving economy. This holistic view encompasses these five data domains
The Pulse is an interactive data dashboard and serves as a way to keep a finger on the pulse of the community’s well-being. The Pulse will also serve as a scoreboard tracking the improvement of Community Outcomes over time. The data will be disaggregated by gender, race, ethnicity, socio-economic status, etc., and dropped on maps to illuminate where the greatest disparities exist and for whom.