Mobilize “unexpected messengers” of Michigan law enforcement, military, business and faith-based organizations to advocate for policy to promote the education, health and well-being of vulnerable children
Improve the capacity of educational leaders/partners to ensure healthy school environments for children through the use of Center for Cities and Schools’ innovative tools, policy guidance and effective youth engagement
Collect, analyze and publicize information to states, territories and InterTribal organizations and WIC agencies regarding effective strategies to promote breastfeeding among WIC participants to raise breastfeeding rates
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.