Bringing School Home submitted our innovative idea of using housing as a platform for early childhood learning to the Early Childhood Innovation Prize, an award co-designed by OpenIDEO and Gary Community Investments (GCI) and funded by GCI.
Executive Director Betsey Martens has announced that she will step down from Boulder Housing Partners after serving 31 years. Starting in the summer of 2017, she will be devoting herself full-time to expanding Bringing School Home. You can read more in this article from DailyCamera Boulder News.
Betsey Martens, CEO of Boulder Housing Partners, has been named the 2015 AHI Fellow for her pioneering research into using public and affordable housing as a place-based nexus for disrupting the cycle of poverty by Bringing School Home, which creates a comprehensive public/private partnership to enable children from very low income households to supplement, complement, and reinforce the learning they need and want from the school system.