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Center for Public Partnerships and Research

Optimizing the well-being of children, youth, and families


Who is CPPR?

We partner with communities and organizations—like state agencies, non-profits, coalitions, and local service providers—to create a happy and healthy world where families thrive. Our partners turn to us to problem solve, use data for good, and develop and leverage relationships to transform the system.

CPPR Impact

30+
Current Grants
100+
Communities utilize CPPR solutions
10
States benefit from CPPR partnerships

The latest from CPPR

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Examining the Present and Future of Child Care in Kansas

CPPR explores solutions to longstanding challenges within the social service sector, such as the cost of child care, high staff turnover, and low wages.
December 2021 map showing that 37% of Kansans live in a child care desert.

Using data as a collaborative tool for the child care crisis in Kansas

CPPR collaborated with the Institute for Policy and Social Research and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment to create the Child Care Desert Map to show the disparity between child care need and access.
McNair Scholar Alexis Tibbits with a featured quote from the article

The McNair Scholar experience at CPPR

McNair Scholar Alexis Tibbits gains field experience with CPPR’s Applied Research Team
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The Impact of Child Care Provider Services

CPPR was happy to be a partner in Child Care Aware of America’s Provider Appreciation Day campaign for 2022.