Photo: Patricia McDonnell for the Boston Globe

Donna Sullivan of the Oak Square YMCA, Tom O’Brien of the Presentation School Foundation, Marvin Neal of Little Sprouts, Jeanne Hopkins of WGBH, and Priscilla and Marcelino Cardoso of the foundation, with sons Lucas (left) and Lucio. The group is working on plans for a preschool. (Patricia McDonnell for the Boston Globe)