This past fall U.S. Senator Patty Murray (WA) and U.S. Representative Bobby Scott (VA) introduced “The Child Care for Working Families Act”… Read More
We invite people across the city of Detroit to enjoy time with their children, hear information about the Hope Starts Here Framework, learn how they can be involved… Read More
A couple of opportunities for community members to be engaged on efforts aligned with Hope Starts Here have just been announced… Read More
Participate in a webinar this April, share your feedback in a survey, or submit written comments by May 25, 2018…Read More
Save the date for these community events coming up on April 21, 23, & 27th. Details and location coming soon… Read More
Detroit’s public schools have three million new dollars to spend on innovative programs. Some of it will be used to make amends. Read about it in the Detroit News.
The W.K. Kellogg Foundation, in partnership with the Detroit Public Schools Foundation, will grant Detroit schools $3 million for investing in programs focusing on engaging parents and supporting families in the district. Read about it in the Detroit Free Press.
The newest Children of the Rising Sun childcare facility illustrates the power of partnerships to leverage investments and co-locate family resources. Read the article on IFF.org.
The next scheduled Community Conversation will take place on the Westside on Thursday January 11 from 6-8 p.m. at the Greater Grace Temple (23500 W. Seven Mile Rd.)… Read More
In Crain’s Detroit, Sherri Welch writes: “Detroit’s educational issues have made headlines for years. And for years, those who have tried to fix them have faced myriad road blocks, political and… Read More
In the Detroit News, Jennifer Chambers writes: “A $50 million initiative to improve early childhood education services in Detroit will kick into high gear in the next 12 months as leaders… Read More
In Model D, Margo Dalal writes: “As they saying goes, it takes a village to raise a child. So what does education look like when you listen to the village to… Read More
Detroit Families, Community and Civic Leaders Align on Strategy and Policy Priorities; W.K. Kellogg and Kresge Foundations pledge $50 million in support DETROIT, November 10, 2017 – The W.K. Kellogg and… Read More
DETROIT, Mich. — The Kresge Foundation announced Friday an expansion and refocusing of its Kresge Early Years for Success (KEYS): Detroit initiative to align with the Hope Starts Here Community Framework… Read More
From Detroit Public Television: Elaine Koons, Curriculum Advisor for PreSchool U joins Fred Nahhat and Lauren Smith to discuss the importance of early childhood learning.
Civic, foundation and community leaders reflect on the launch of the Hope Starts Here initiative and underscore the import of community and parent engagement as part of the process to inform… Read More