Achieving Results in the Cedar Valley

ACHIEVING RESULTS IN THE CEDAR VALLEY

Understanding the issues facing the Cedar Valley requires us to take a look at the data and trends capturing reality in our community. Cedar Valley United Way is dedicated to achieving results to improve education, income and health. Below are the factors in each area that really matter, along with the data indicators the United Way uses to measure how we are doing. Click on the data indicator to see how the Cedar Valley measures up. The Cedar Valley United Way data team connects data and analytics resources across the region to develop meaningful goals and success indicators on an ongoing basis.

Click here to view the 2013 Community Needs Assessment
UnityPoint Health - Allen Community Health Needs Assessment
Wheaton Franciscan Community Health Needs Assessment

2018 ALICE Summary Report

EDUCATION

Helping youth achieve their potential through education 


DATA TELLS US HOW WE'RE DOING
Elementary students are prepared to succeed in later grades
Young people graduate from high school
Young adults make a successful transition from high school to work life
Supplemental education information

 

INCOME

Helping families become financially stable & independent

DATA TELLS US HOW WE'RE DOING
Lower-income working families move toward financial independence
Working families increase their income
Lower-income working families have savings or checking accounts and money saved for emergencies
Supplemental income information

 

HEALTH

Improving people's health

DATA TELLS US HOW WE'RE DOING
Babies are born at a low risk for preventable health problems
Individuals receive timely, regular, preventative health care
Youth and adults are healthy and avoid risky behaviors
Supplemental health information

 

Download an Excel file of the data trends information