Families, Friends, Neighbors
WEDNESDAY October 5, 2005 LAWRENCE, KS. Success By 6 Coalition of Douglas County (SB6) and the Douglas County Child Development Association (DCCDA) are pleased to announce an Early Learning Opportunities Act (ELOA) discretionary grant award of $853,605. This grant funds a project entitled “Program for Partnerships in Early Learning” (PROPEL). The grant is funded by the Administration for Children, Youth and Families of the United States Department of Health and Human Services. The implementation period is from September 30, 2005 through February 28, 2007. “This grant gives a real boost to Douglas County working families with young children,” said Rich Minder, Collaborative Projects Coordinator. Anna Jenny, DCCDA Director added, “The early literacy training and family supports provided by this grant will enrich the young children and community of Douglas County for a lifetime.” Project PROPEL serves families with children enrolled at seven early learning programs: 1. The Ballard Community Center 2. East Heights Early Childhood Family Center 3. Brookcreek Learning Center 4. Little Nations Academic Center at Haskell Indian Nations University 5. The Children’s Learning Center 6. The Community Children’s Center (HEAD START) 7. Rainbow Experience Preschool in Baldwin City
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