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

Issue Papers

Responding to the data in the Investment in Priorities reports, regional foundations and service providers identified several areas to investigate in more depth:

Ready for Our Help?

Could your organization or agency benefit from our Community Engagement Services? Have a question about how we can help you meet a community need? Send us a message and someone from the appropriate department will get back to you as soon as possible.

    Your Name (required)

    Area of Interest (required)

    Your Email (required)


    Your Message