Improve educational and linguistic outcomes for Native American children in Cochiti Pueblo, N.M., by enhancing the capacity and sustainability of the organization and improving systemic support for Native language immersion and dual language models
Improve economic, health and educational outcomes for the Foundation's target populations by developing and refining a statewide impact investing hub that brings funders and investors together in learning, deal collaboration and investee capacity building
Strengthen efforts to ensure that every child in Dona Ana County has access to quality early childhood health and education programming by coordinating a county-wide effort toward refining and implementing an early childhood development action plan
“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.