The New Mexico Community Foundation is bringing together New Mexico foundations focused on improving learning outcomes for vulnerable youth across races, classes and cultures. Over the years, it has learned valuable lessons about how to bring about collaborative social change, and it is sharing its knowledge with more than 100 organizations operating youth prevention programs.
Strengthen the process of civic engagement and community leadership in Yucatan through a strategy of creating networks of community promoters, youth and other stakeholders advocating for community participation in municipal decision-making processes
Increase educational well-being opportunities for children by supporting parent engagement strategies, restorative justice practices and public awareness campaigns to reduce suspensions and expulsions in Pre K-12 schools in New Orleans
Ready for School collaborates with community organizations, school districts and other stakeholders to engage and inform parents about early childhood education and to expand early learning opportunities.
Launched in 2009, the Double Up Food Bucks program has grown from five farmer’s markets in Detroit to more than 150 locations throughout Michigan, including grocery stores, food stands and mobile food trucks.
Since 2009, more than $3.7 million in Double Up Food Bucks have been spent at food retail locations in Michigan. The program helps SNAP recipients double their food dollars on fresh, locally-grown produce.