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Young Children and the Civil Rights Community

The goal of this project is to identify opportunities and barriers to community based organizations, namely civil rights organizations such as the NAACP, The Leadership Conference, the National Urban League, NALEO Education Fund, Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAJC), and the National Congress of American Indian (NCAI), in prioritizing early childhood development including access to high quality and affordable child care.


Funding Agency:  

Heising-Simons Foundation

Funding Period:  

05/01/2023 to 06/30/2024

Award Amount:  



Alana L. Evans, Account Manager
Iheoma U. Iruka, Principal Investigator