The City of Danville is taking bold, transformative steps to promote thriving youth and sustain community safety.
CYFA, the City of Danville, youth, families, and the community are working towards system transformation to promote youth opportunity and amplify community safety. The BuildStrong Initiative’s multi-phased adaptive, place-based strategy focuses on developing a common agenda through community and stakeholder engagement, developing shared goals through effective and equitable data collection, developing a joint strategic plan, and reporting on shared outcomes.
This page provides updates on the Initiative’s progress and milestones.
Shared community vision that all Danville City children and youth have equitable access to resources and opportunities to succeed from cradle to career through eight priorities: safety & security, cognitive health, physical health, mental health, relationships, environment, purpose, and community.
CYFA and City of Danville engaged the community and stakeholders around the goal of reducing and preventing youth delinquency through the co-creation of a shared vision for youth opportunity and community safety.
Community & Stakeholder Engagement
Community and stakeholders are united under a common agenda and focus on understanding and collecting data relevant to the common agenda.
CYFA works with community and stakeholder partners to develop a joint strategic plan.
BuildStrong Leadership Team
Jimmy Ako Barnes
Cultural shifts and systemic change require transparency and accountability. BuildStrong Initiative partners will develop a comprehensive communications plan, which includes updated information through this page.
The BuildStrong Initiative is an ongoing process, and partners will report on developments, successes, and future opportunities.
BuildStrong Initiative Partners
S&D Family Styles and Cuts