Improve healthy living opportunities for vulnerable kids by protecting children’s brain development from exposure to lead by accelerating the replacement of lead service lines for drinking water across America and updating lead-based paint programs through policy and systems change
Strengthen two-generation programs and policies at the local, state and national level for low-income parents and children of color by applying a race, class and gender intersectionality lens and engaging and educating cross-sector stakeholders through convenings, issue briefs and a toolkit
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.