meeting the challenge
A success of the Every Child Ready for Kindergarten, Every Youth Ready for Work venture is the developing range of collaborations among organizations to tackle facets of this challenging issue.
The innovative three-way initiative with ECF, The Institute for Policy Research (IPR) at Northwestern University, and Ascend at the Aspen Institute, focusing on developing an intergenerational cycle of opportunity for low-income families, is transitioning from a two-year pilot to setting recommendations for next steps by the end of 2015. Read more
In late 2011, a private foundation asked ECF to develop a high-impact plan to enhance pre-K literacy. We brought together several potential partners, and the result was ABC Boosters. Read more