We work to end the cycle of poverty for single parent families by providing housing, education and career support, and community connections so that parents can achieve self-sufficiency and their children can succeed in school.



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“We need to really think about what education in this country looks like. We need to align policy
with science. And science is pretty clear that learning begins on day one, and not on the first day
of school. They only way we are ever going to move the needle is starting from DAY ONE.”
— Dr. Dana Suskind, author of 30 Million Words