Since 2000, The Planning Council has developed and published the Investment in Priorities report on community data, social visions, and indicators. This report is an environmental scan of the region, looking at the performance of Hampton Roads in comparison to the state. The data stimulates a community conversation between stakeholders, providers and citizens to set priorities and measure progress.
Through monitoring human service indicators – Jobs, Education, Neighborhoods, Wellness, and Inclusion – and demonstrating trends on how well the region is doing in these five areas, The Planning Council, together with regional partners, can identify critical community issues and develop a coordinated approach to solving the region’s most pressing human service problems.
Community Data, Visions, and Indicators
Investment in Priorities
Responding to the data in the Investment in Priorities reports, regional foundations and service providers identified several areas to investigate in more depth:
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