Education can open the door to opportunities for economic advancement and has the power to inspire confidence, self-efficacy and the impetus for change. We know that more educated people and their children live longer, healthier lives than people with less education.
Low-income children receive the greatest gains from quality early-childhood programs. Empowering children through high-quality early education gives them the tools for social and economic success, enabling them — and their children — to lead healthy lives for generations to come.
Members of the Cedar-Riverside community are working with other residents to ensure that their children are getting their healthiest start. Click on the Grantee Spotlight on this page to learn about progress being made toward health equity.