Shift conditions that impact vulnerable children in schools, community food, and physical activity environments in order to develop more healthful and vibrant communities on behalf of the King County Food and Fitness Initiative Collaborative
On a fall evening in Seattle's Delridge neighborhood, the unmistakable smell of home cooking wafted from the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center kitchen. Not even the unusually heavy rainstorm that drenched the streets had kept 17 youth from meeting at the usual Wednesday time.
Strengthen systems of care and learning for Native children by building capacity within Native early learning contexts to conduct community-based inquiry that will advance family and community engagement in designing culturally-grounded systems, interventions, and knowledge generation
Address racial and structural inequities for children of color by conducting community-based research with Black and Latinx communities across the nation to develop responsive policy priorities, report back to and mobilize communities, and shift narratives through community storytelling