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Collective impact is the commitment of a group of actors from different sectors to a common agenda for addressing a specific social or environmental problem. Traditionally, efforts to address problems have focused on “isolated impact” – scaling or replicating single approaches, initiatives or organizations. Collective impact argues that this approach is inadequate for many problems. It provides a framework for actors from business, government, health, education, and civil society to align and coordinate their efforts to create large-scale, lasting, systems-level social change.

Dakota County Connections is a community collaborative in Dakota County, Nebraska that unites partners from many different community agencies for the single purpose of improving the quality of life and social-emotional well-being of children and families in the community. The combined expertise and resources of the community partners, the financial and professional support of Nebraska Children & Families Foundation, and the facilitation and fiscal services provided by Siouxland Human Investment Partnership ensure a successful organization that is having an impact on families.

Dakota County Connections serves the following towns and cities in Dakota and Thurston Counties: Dakota City, South Sioux City, Emerson, Homer, Hubbard, Jackson, Pender, Rosalie, Thurston, Walthill, Winnebago.

Mission Statement

The mission of the collaboration is: “Our children will have a safe and healthy community, with a network of caring adults that will link family, school and community”.

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Mark your calendars for September 28th! Buffalo Wild Wings will donate a portion of your check back to BTB all day Sept. 28th! Just tell your server you're there to support BTB!

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Join us in welcoming one of our new Dakota County Connections board members this year, Kevin Rohde.

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