Promote stable and predictable scheduling in retail by laying the groundwork for at least one legal challenge that complements national legislative and corporate policy campaigns to end abusive scheduling
Analyze, profile and promote highly-effective workforce intermediaries in the non-profit and for-profit sectors who have market-based, long-term partnerships with employers and are meeting both workers’ skills needs and employers’ talent needs
Engage in a planning year to identify and design policy levers, municipal partners and funding strategies to protect the assets of low-income families through a comprehensive replication of municipal consumer protection agencies
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.