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May Policy Corner

May 19th, 2021

We are in a critical time, especially for childcare stabilization. Most recently, the American Rescue Plan Act which reserved $702 million specifically for a Childcare Stabilization Fund and $438.1 million for… Read More

Closing Opportunity Gaps

March 18th, 2021

The existing early care and education (ECE) system does a disservice to the educators — largely women and often women of color — who nurture and facilitate learning for millions of… Read More

March Policy Corner

March 18th, 2021

Hope Starts Here (HSH) has 26 policy priorities and we are constantly monitoring the social and political climate to better understand opportunities to pivot among priorities. Hope Starts Here annually develops… Read More

February Policy Corner

February 10th, 2021

  Recently, we heard from the governor during her State of the State address and she mentioned the need for us to focus on common ground. Hope Starts Here policy priorities,… Read More

What Do Children Need to Thrive?

November 23rd, 2020

Many factors in a child’s life impact whether they are healthy and thriving. Each of those factors is a piece of a puzzle that Hope Starts Here has spent the last… Read More

Our Policy Focus For 2021

November 3rd, 2020

Hope Starts Here (HSH) has 26 policy priorities in its framework. Using these priorities, the Hopes Starts Here office and stewardship board have developed a policy-advocacy plan that is adaptable to… Read More

HSH Summit: Nov. 22, 2019 @ Marygrove

November 12th, 2019

On November 22nd, we invite community members from across Detroit to come celebrate year three of the Hope Starts Here framework. The 2019 Summit where we will celebrate progress of the… Read More