Tackling Challenging Problems

Advancing Communities for Equity supports organizations and early childhood networks to:

  • Identify root causes for challenging problems through stakeholder engagement and policy scans
  • Research best practices and exemplars that can inform a solution set
  • Engage the community in charting a path forward
  • Develop strategies that will be effective and lead to desired outcomes.
  • Support theĀ  development of grant programs and RFP processes
We immerse ourselves in understanding the issues and design solutions that will advance outcomes.

We have worked closely with the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Jefferson Ready Start Network, Agenda for Children, Lafayette Ready Start.

Particular challenges that we have helped to address:

  • Increasing Latino families’ access to early childhood learning opportunities
  • Understanding how systems engage parent and working towards increased decision-making and power
  • Develop retention strategies for the early childhood workforce
  • Identifying policy that would improve child care for families working nontraditional hour
  • Managing and administrating resources for grant programs
  • Helping to identify new partners through RFP processes