INPEACE Keiki Steps program is awarded $2,033,707 under the Native Hawaiian Education Program

INPEACE Keiki Steps program is awarded $2,033,707 under the Native Hawaiian Education Program

INPEACE’s Keiki Steps program is awarded $2,033,707 under the Education of Native Hawaiians Program.

Keiki Steps: Generational Impact project will meet the school readiness needs of at-risk Native Hawaiian young children and their families through increasing their participation in a high-quality early education program that is culturally grounded, standards-based and literacy focused.  The activities of this project are as follows:

  1. Recruit children, families and teachers from 12 high-poverty Native Hawaiian communities on 3 islands.
  2. Improve literacy skills.
  3. Improve school readiness skills.
  4. Increase the knowledge of children development and positive parenting practices.
  5. Increase the capacity and competency in early childhood educators.
  6. Strengthen the understanding of the Hawaiian language, culture and cultural practices.
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