Welcome to Upstream Investments
This policy, sponsored by the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors and widely supported throughout the community, seeks to eliminate poverty in Sonoma County and ensure equal opportunity for quality education and good health in nurturing home and community environments. The three primary strategies are:
We will be hosting a series of learning circles beginning in 2014.
For more information email Upstream@schsd.org.
Invest Early: Whenever possible, dedicate funding and other resources to prevention-focused policies and interventions.
Invest Wisely: Ensure that upstream policies and interventions have the highest possible likelihood of success by selecting those that are backed by sound evidence.
Invest Together: Focus community-wide upstream policies and interventions on preventing six targeted factors and improving 22 indicators of success to achieve the Upstream vision, mission, goals, and measureable impacts.