crThere is a great disparity between the number of vulnerable children present in our many Grand Rapids neighborhoods and the number of licensed child care centers available.

Did you know that in the ELNC neighborhood…

– 24.8% of all people live with incomes below the poverty level?
– 8.5% of infants born receive inadequate prenatal care low birthweight?
– 54.9% of infants born have moms without a high-school diploma?
– 19.4% of infants born have moms who are still in their teens?

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