Inform the development and implementation of equitable state career pathways program and policies in Michigan, Mississippi and Georgia that are aligned and targeted at low-skilled, low-income working parents of color
Address effects of racism in New Orleans, Chicago, Detroit, Baltimore, Mississippi and District of Columbia through a training course with organizational and community leaders to destroy old and create new resilient narratives about people of color for policy and systems change in their communities
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.