Support vulnerable children by enabling public health practitioners and community allies to advance a public narrative benefitting the health and well-being of children made vulnerable through social exclusion and marginalization
Provide an in-depth analysis of the growing race and gender inequities in the nature of work and in the pay for work as well as the increased use of forced arbitration by employers which effectively suppresses worker rights to counter unfairness and discrimination in the workplace
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.