• "Garfield Park Rules!"

    The Hatchery prepares to open doors to food entrepreneurs in Chicago

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  • A Peaceful Home

    How one of IFF's Home First residents is experiencing life in Humboldt Park

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  • Learning Spaces: Three Stories of Growth

    Partnering to create safe and inspiring learning environments

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  • "Schools, not jails."

    Kansas City leaders welcome new child care center

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  • Boldness. Resilience. Community.

    Stronger Nonprofits Initiative launches its 2nd year of programs

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IFF's Learning Spaces: Three Stories of Growth

Safe and inspiring learning environments lay the foundation for positive early childhood experiences. That’s why IFF is working with high-quality early childhood providers to transform their spaces. IFF’s Learning Spaces program provides grants and technical assistance to upgrade early learning facilities in the Detroit area. The improvements are leading to increased capacity so that more Detroit families can access quality care. This video highlights stories from three providers who went through the program.

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