Too Small to Fail joins the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Urban Institute, U.S. Department of Education, and Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to highlight the ways that communities across the country are tackling this serious but solvable challenge.
Following her keynote address at Dreamforce 2014 tomorrow, Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will join Salesforce Chairman and CEO Marc Benioff, Bay Area business and community leaders, and Dreamforce volunteers to kick off a day-long effort to fill thousands of tote bags with materials designed to encourage Oakland parents and caregivers to talk, read and sing to their children fro
There is an old saying, “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” Lately we’ve been doing both. It is, of course, a credit to our talented and efficient team, but also to our extraordinary partners.
New data on poverty was recently released from the Census Bureau’s annual American Community Survey. The data compiled are a vital tool to tell us how well we’re fighting poverty over time – and the news is good.
The collaboration aims to combat a serious challenge in early learning—specifically, narrowing the “word gap.” Content will be produced by some of MiTu’s hottest Latino talent, all of whom consistently attract sizeable audiences and engage on various social media networks. Talent will encourage parents and caregivers to take simple actions during their children’s first five years of life.
Supervisor David Chiu today announced the introduction of city-wide legislation that, if enacted, will give thousands of hourly workers in the city of San Francisco the predictable schedules—and regular pay—they need to secure their families’ well-being.
A major focus of the coverage during this week's Climate Week in New York was the costs of climate change to businesses and the dawning realization that advanced energy is increasingly a good economic bet.
Born right smack dab in the middle of the ‘baby boom,’ I am a member of an all but extinct sub-group of American women – the stay-at-home-mom-by-choice. For a quarter of a century, built-in flexibility was ingrained in my daily routine. But, to quote the poet laureate of my generation, “the times they are a changing.”
Today, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014 (AB 1522), making California the second state in the country to provide paid sick days to its residents. The new law – authored by Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) – will provide up to three paid sick days a year to approximately 6.5 million working Californians.
Just as children’s minds are formed by what they read, so too is our national narrative formed by how our media frame and report the news. So reading really is fundamental - both to our kids, and to the health of our planet.