ESCANABA – When five children suddenly left their school and community in 2011, members of the Delta-Schoolcraft Great Start Collaborative decided to take action.

A new Family Resource Center is being planned in Washtenaw County to help the area’s newly consolidated school district promote success from cradle to career.

A new language being spoken in northern Michigan is making a big differences for families, service providers, advocates, business leaders and entire communities.

The 2014 Summit on Race and Inclusion will bring together 10 nationally and internationally recognized experts to share the latest sector-specific research and best practices on advancing racial equity. (click here to learn more

Each April Michigan celebrates Month of the Young Child® (MOYC®). This is a time when communities and individuals recognize the needs and rights of young children and their families.  Since 1971, one week in April has been celebrated nationally as Week of the young Child. In 1985, Michigan expanded the celebration to the entire month of April, with each week having a specific focus. Michigan Association for the Education of Young Children (MiAEYC) coordinates the campaign with support from local and state organizations, businesses and public agencies.