A&O Associate Dr. Marvin Blachman is conducting a comprehensive community needs assessment for PEACE, Inc. The study requires research and data collection framed by the requirements of two federal programs, Head Start/Early Head Start and the Community Services Block Grant . Many sources of data will be consulted including national, state and local data bases, state and county government reports, internal program documents and other community agency data. Opinions and perceptions will be collected from stakeholder groups including staff, families and customers. The final report will include practical recommendations on the alignment of PEACE, Inc. programs with identified community needs.