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By Brian Cox


Brian Gallagher Speaks at the World Economic Forum in Davos

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Photo by Moritz Hager, Copyright World Economic Forum

Brian Gallagher, President and Chief Executive Officer, United Way Worldwide, is captured during the session 'Building Trust' at the Annual Meeting 2012 of the World Economic Forum at the congress centre in Davos, Switzerland, January 27, 2012. More

01/30/12

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


Books and Encouragement

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The Library of Congress recently named Walter Dean Myers its new National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature. The position was created to raise awareness of the importance of young people's literature as it relates to lifelong literacy, education and the development and betterment of their lives. More

01/30/12

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Lindsay Torrico

By Lindsay Torrico


Mentoring: A Commitment Worth Making

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That's me on the left with two of my colleagues volunteering to support United Way's education efforts.

In the spirit of National Mentoring Month, United Way's Lindsay Torrico recounts her experience as a weekend tutor and what it has meant to her. More

01/19/12

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


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Take the pledge TODAY in honor of MLK Day!

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United Way celebrates MLK Day by recruiting volunteer readers, tutors and mentors. More

01/14/12

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Lindsay Torrico

By Lindsay Torrico


Reflections on United Way’s Education Advocacy Efforts

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Despite threats to critical education programs and heightened political battles in Congress, 2011 was a great year for United Way Worldwide’s education policy work. United Way worked tirelessly to raise awareness about education policy issues and advocate for key pieces of legislation that provide young people with the supports necessary for success in college, work and life. More

01/12/12

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