Engage families and parents in academic improvement efforts by teaching storytelling techniques and providing tools and practices that increase their leadership in efforts to address academic disparities
Engage donors across Latino communities around the importance of improving access to educational, health and parent support services, by using a web-based platform to raise funds for U.S.-based Latino organizations
Engage local African American donors in building capacity to attract donors to collectively pool resources toward strengthening Black families, through targeted giving models and grants to community-based organizations
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.