Increase capacity of urban communities to reduce disparities in birth outcomes by providing training on evidence-based interventions, implementing racial healing projects and facilitating effective community engagement
Increase access and quality of early childhood education for Native American children and families by building the capacity of tribes to develop efforts that are rooted in their cultures and languages through family engagement, teacher professional development and best practices in early learning
Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity is a web-based, one-stop resource examining poverty’s connection to a host of issues like health, education, jobs, criminal justice, housing, transportation and more.
Instructor Bertha Gachupin helps student Brayden, age 5, with a class assignment at Walatowa Head Start. Eight instructors teach 68 students in the program, which complies with Head Start’s national standards.
Culturally inspired student artwork is displayed at Walatowa Head Start, a nationally-recognized preschool on the Jemez Pueblo. The tribal community is located an hour northwest of Albuquerque, New Mexico.
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.