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Debbie Foster

By Debbie Foster


The Difference “Differences” Make

During this election and high-stakes political season, there are constant references to understanding the “differences” between candidates’ positions on critical issues at the community, city, state, national and international levels.  Having a different point of view or being visibly different in and of itself does not lead to conflict and behavior unbecoming to a human being.  It is our thinking and the meaning we attach to what we hear and experience that creates the response.

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10/16/12

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Linda Paulson

By Linda Paulson


5 Ways Healthy Moms Can Raise Healthy Kids

Children learn by example. Healthy moms who watch their diets, volunteer in their communities, and make exercise part of their daily routines influence their children in a positive way. Learn how you can be a positive role model, and help prepare your child for a healthy and successful life.

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10/16/12

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Jason Bethke

By Jason Bethke


United Way Team NFL Youth Empowerment Summit 2012

For more information on the 2012 United Way Team NFL Youth Empowerment Summit, Click Here.

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10/15/12

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


JUMPSTART THE AMERICAN DREAM

OPPORTUNITY NATION WEEK OF ACTION (OCT. 8TH-15TH) - Fewer Americans are likely to earn a high school diploma than their parents, a distinction not shared by any other industrialized country. We know that when students drop out of school, communities suffer. About one quarter of all students – one million students a year, 3,000 a day – fail to graduate on time. It’s no wonder that our trust in the power of the American Dream is wavering.

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10/11/12

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Jason Bethke

By Jason Bethke


In-School Success from Out-Of-School Activity

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Student United Way Representatives

By Ayeola Fortune, Education Team, United Way Worldwide

For most students, school has come back with a vengeance for about a month now and for many of them and their parents, it feels like summer never happened, or has receded into the far away past.  But let’s not kid ourselves; the lasting consequences of summer are with us. 

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10/11/12

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