The Even Start Family Literacy program Women’s Prison grantis designed to help break the cycle of poverty and illiteracy and improve theeducational opportunities of low-income families with mothers in prison byintegrating early childhood education, adult literacy or adult basic education,and parenting education into a unified, high-quality, family literacy program.This project, which must be located in a prison that houses women and theirpreschool-age children, will serve women inmates and their children, birththrough age seven.

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