Promote health in young black men and their future children by risk-specific tailored interventions, behavior change and healthcare engagement by developing/testing the Gabe System that uses online conversational agents
Strengthen the efficacy of federal strategies to reduce asthma disparities among vulnerable children, ages 0-8, by assessing the performance of strategies and mobilizing communities to advocate for needed reform
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.