Boston Children Thrive

Accomplishment #1: Boston Children Thrive

Family engagement through parent leadership

Our signature, national award-winning, on-the-ground initiative that engaged and empowered parents as their children’s first teachers and as neighborhood change agents for school readiness. 

7336414144_861b7418a5_oBoston Children Thrive:

  • Connected families with community-based resources and parent-driven activities that support their children’s early learning and development.
  • Encouraged parents to become change agents in their communities through structured and supported leadership opportunities.
  • Followed families’ participation in developmentally appropriate activities and events, and enhanced our understanding of how early family engagement supports children’s success in school.
  • Enrolled 31% of all children living in poverty in Boston.

Learn more about Boston Children Thrive in our report: Every Child Given Every Opportunity to Thrive

Related Resources:

Boston Children Thrive in 5: Connecting Families, Building Community – Year 4 – Summative Evaluation Brief

Parent Leadership Toolkit