The Rural Opioid Technical Assistance (ROTA) project supports University of Missouri Extension field faculty in developing, analyzing, and disseminating data and outcomes on addressing opioid issues in rural communities.
CARES, in partnership with Colorado State University, engaged in a series of listening and design sessions with professionals and stakeholders from across CSU Extension to learn more about their data needs and potential solutions. CARES summarized and synthesized findings from the sessions and delivered recommendations and a roadmap to CSU OEE for review and planning.
All Things Nebraska serves as Nebraska’s central data and mapping resource for policy-makers, business owners, farmers, and community organizations working to resolve issues related to: agriculture, economic development, health, well-being, and safety. All Things Nebraska provides access to national, state, and local (Nebraska-sourced) data all in one platform. It hosts the Nebraska Map Room and tools to support University of Nebraska Extension programs and services.
The Inland Northwest Insights Hub was active between 2018 and 2022. It was a collaborative effort between regional grantmaking foundations, community health experts and social service providers that serve counties throughout the Inland Northwest. The Hub was supported by contributions from the Lewis-Clark Valley Healthcare Foundation, Syringa Hospital, Idaho Community Foundation, and Innovia Foundation.
CARES built, maintains, and curates the Missouri Broadband Resource Rail and supports Initiative projects through data collection, analysis, mapping, and the creation of story maps for projects in designated communities.
The Missouri Recovery Friendly Workplaces Hub provides resources to employers on how to become a recovery friendly workplace. Recovery Friendly Workplaces promote employee safety, health, and well-being by reducing stigma and providing recovery resources related to the challenges surrounding substance use disorders.
CARES provides widgets to the Illinois Association of Community Action Agencies to assist local Community Action Agency staff in the development of Community Needs Assessments (CNAs). IACAA hosts CARES Data Tools on their organizational website. CARES provides access to core secondary indicators for assessing and addressing poverty.
The Building Regional Resilience Hub provides communities across the nation with tools and resources to create and enact a resilience plan. Using a research-based index system, the Building Regional Resilience Hub helps communities easily identify and compare counties based on their relative resiliency and vulnerability to the country as a whole.