Young boy and his mother reading together on a park bench

Florida to Study Early Learning Formula

Sarasota County’s Early Learning Coalition, which provides early childhood care for asset-limited families, continuously gets shorted in funding due to a mystery funding formula, and waitlists for the program remain high. Now, a state accountability office has been ordered to… Read More

Collaborating with Curiosity

    Mind in the Making (MITM) is a series of workshops that promote executive function life skills. The Patterson Foundation provides funding for these workshops throughout Charlotte, DeSoto, Manatee, Sarasota counties as a part… Read More

Can Children’s Books Fight Racism?

Yes, but they must be books that reflect the diversity of all communities and affirm the identities of all children. Can buying a book combat racism? It can, when the characters look like the current population. Pediatrician Jacqueline Dongé agrees. Read More