Develop leadership/advocacy skills of low-income Latino families in Farmington and Las Cruces/Columbus, N.M, by supporting a partnership between Abriendo Puertas, Farmington School District and Hispanics for Education
Funds to enable the MICA Group to build upon and advance the work of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to address mounting educational achievement gaps of vulnerable children, especially children of color, living in New Mexico
“We’re giving individuals the tools they need to get into a career and then we’re engaging them into the mainframe of the community,” said Roberto Torres, executive director of the Hispanic Center of Western Michigan.
Strong Beginnings Program Director Peggy Vander Meulen discusses racial equity programming with Project Coordinator Denise Evans (left) and Education Coordinator Bonita Agee (right) in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Strong Beginnings Education Coordinator Bonita Agee (left) interacts with Keturah Bell and her son Elijah at a Strong Beginnings support group meeting for breastfeeding families in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
LINC UP’s Darel Ross attends the organization’s community food truck event in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The monthly event provides access to fresh foods for more than 250 disadvantaged families in the city.