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Welcome to the Vital Village Networks' Opportunities Portal

Vital Village is a network of residents and organizations committed to maximizing child, family, and community well-being.  Our place-based, community engagement network mobilizes collective investment from residents, community organizations and institutions to seed scalable and sustainable community change around child protection and promoting healthy social and emotional development in early childhood. 

Open Applications

Apply to join the 2023 Vital Village ROSE or Certified Lactation Counselor Trainings

The Community Transformer and Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Training hosted by the Boston Breastfeeding Coalition and Vital Village Network in partnership with Reaching Our Sisters Everywhere (ROSE) on April 25-27th, 2023.

The Virtual Certified Lactation Counselor Training Program hosted by the Boston Breastfeeding Coalition and Vital Village Networks in partnership with the Healthy Children's Project Center for Breastfeeding. This virtual training includes 52-hours of course curriculum that can be completed over the course of 4 months (May-August).

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Apply to be a 2023 Vital Village Community Data Ambassador

Interested in co-leading the Vital Village Community Data Workgroup, a peer-led space where Boston residents and community organizations can discuss challenges, share data, and design solutions together? Apply today!

Community-led topics have included food justice, transportation equity, and housing. Volunteers ambassadors will receive a $500 honorarium for their service.

(Update: the Application deadline has been extended to Wednesday, March 22 at 11:59pm ET)

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Join the 2022-2023 Child Wellbeing Tracker 2.0 Cohort

Interested in building your community's capacity to collect, own, and share your data? Sign up for the 2022 Child Wellbeing Tracker Pilot. As a cohort member, you will be a part of a peer-learning community focused on designing data stories to highlight impact and sharing best practices around actions for children's wellbeing. 

Registration is open for new or existing coalition partners.

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