In this webinar we heard from a few national early childhood technical assistance leaders about how we view the opportunity of the PDG B-5 funding and the resources and supports available to state leaders who might want support during the application process.
Megan Waltz is Supervisor for Promotion and Prevention Unit within the Child Safety and Permanency Division at Minnesota Department of Human Services. Host Dr. Sherri Killins Stewart talks with Megan about how she develops systems that are more responsive to family needs by truly listening to the communities she serves.
Kent County launched a comprehensive community engagement process in late May to allow residents an opportunity to help identify spending priorities for a portion of the funding we received through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).
Kent County was awarded more than $127 million in ARPA funding. These funds provide us a rare opportunity to make strategic long-term investments, both within the County organization and throughout our county as a region.
The American Rescue Plan Act is the federal plan to help communities recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. The City of Battle Creek is set to receive a total of $30.5 million, half in 2021, and half in 2022.