Increase educational well-being opportunities for children by supporting parent engagement strategies, restorative justice practices and public awareness campaigns to reduce suspensions and expulsions in Pre K-12 schools in New Orleans
Strengthen the State Fiscal Analysis Network’s efforts to impact vulnerable families by heightening the focus of racial disparities in tax, budget and economic policy and continuing the State Policy Fellows program
Elevate fair, just and effective practices in New Orleans schools through the use of restorative approaches as alternatives to punitive practices which push youth out of school and into the prison pipeline
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.