Focus Area: Early Childhood
Grant Amount: $10,000
Located in Richfield. La Red is a peer network of Latinx family, friend and neighbor care providers committed to helping prepare the more than 300 young children in their care to enter kindergarten. They are focused on Richfield, as it is a community with a large and growing Latinx population. Partnership Academy, a Latinx-focused charter school, is the fiscal sponsor.
Grant supports development of a kindergarten transition curriculum as well as training in the curriculum for members of La Red. The curriculum will cover touring a school, bus transportation, explaining kindergarten readiness expectations to parents, readiness in math and reading, and more.