Goodwill Industries of Central Michigan's Heartland Inc.
Battle Creek, Michigan, United States
Increase greater educational, employment and economic security outcomes for unemployed mothers and their children through advancing formal partnerships between workforce and early care stakeholders serving children 0-8
Promote an effective and equitable early childhood system in Battle Creek, Mich., to increase coordination, accessibility, quality and responsiveness through BC Pulse facilitation of cooperative planning
Support Detroit's Eastern Market to model equitable community development with establishment of the Eastern Market Employment Center committed to Detroit residents procuring increased quality jobs in food, expanded support for entrepreneurs of color and new healthy food access for their children
Support evaluation of the Families Forward Demonstration project, both nationally and locally in Michigan, to describe the program services implementation, assess outcomes for study participants and produce research that will inform policy and employment programs for non-custodial parents