Members of faith-based congregations and organizations have tremendous passion for social-justice causes. The Expectations Project was launched to tap into that passion and mobilize people of faith to advocate for policies and ideas that help provide all students access to high-quality pre K-12 education. The Expectations Project was launched by Fellow Nicole Baker Fulgham, who saw the disparities in educational opportunities as a public school student in Detroit. She graduated from college and went on to receive her PhD, but saw many of her peers slip through the cracks of a broken system. Prior to launching The Expectations Project, Fulgham led Teach For America’s faith community relations initiative where she mobilized communities of faith to support Teach For America’s mission.