Improve quality of education in the Highlands of Chiapas, Mexico, by developing a pedagogic strategy for rural teachers to improve critical thinking through scientific abilities in everyday living situations
Improve health, food and nutrition of families and children in the Highlands of Chiapas, Mexico, by supporting the strengthening of skills for collective management and social participation, as well as improving technical and methodological capacities on territorial interventions
Promote community engagement in the Highlands of Chiapas, Mexico, by consolidating a model of transnational organization with a focus on autonomy, self-management and participation to propel an equitable development
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.