Increase the percentage of vulnerable children and families with access to healthy good food by enabling Michigan Good Food Fund to support Michigan healthy food-related enterprises through a program-related investment
Increase access to fresh, healthy foods in low access areas throughout Michigan through the use of financing tools by developing the program criteria and marketing plan of the Michigan Healthy Food Fund
Increase breastfeeding and encourage new social norms within congregations and communities for breastfeeding by using the influence of African American congregations to promote and expand community support for mothers
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.