by Susan Jenkins — last modified Jun 01, 2012 03:50 PM
Partnership helps western Louisville, UofL (Article by Dr. James Ramsey, Courier Journal, Sunday, May 6, 2012)
Signature Partnership celebrates five years of community service PDF (Louisville Defender, Thursday, May 24, 2012)
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The Signature Partnership is a university effort to enhance the quality of life and economic opportunity for residents of West Louisville. The goal is to work with various community partners to improve the educational, health, economic and social status of individuals and families who live in our urban core. Working closely with community residents, the Jefferson County Public Schools, Louisville Metro Government, Metro United Way, the Urban League, faith based organizations, and many others, the university has coordinated and enhanced existing programs and launched new programs designed to eliminate or reduce disparities that West Louisville residents experience in education, health, economic and social conditions. The university is drawing upon the expertise and energy of faculty, staff, and students from every school and college of UofL to deal with the quality of life issues affecting our community.
Overarching Goal Statement
In collaboration with community partners, enhance quality of life for residents in West Louisville by improving the overall educational attainment levels to equal those of Metro Louisville in general, through the integrated enhancement of health, social and human services, and economic viability of the community.
Education - Elevate Educational Attainment
Economic Development - Financial Empowerment
Social and Human Services - Build Capacity
Health & Quality of Life
*Adopted by Residents Advisory Council 3/24/12
Follow this link to read more of the Signature Partnership Historical Overview
A Message from the President regarding the Signature Partnership Initiative