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Patrick McIntyre

By Patrick McIntyre

Voice Your Priorities: Opportunity and the Federal Budget

Few things receive more scrutiny, both in terms of policy and politically, than the federal budget. And typically under divided government, Congress tends to not do BIG things… until it does. Use your voice to advocate your priorities during this process. More

03/13/12

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Kiren Bansal

By Kiren Bansal

United Way Alternative Spring Break Kicks-Off!

United Way kicks off its seventh annual Alternative Spring Break program throughout the month of March. More

03/05/12

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Lindsay Torrico

By Lindsay Torrico

Moving America’s Children Into the Spotlight

As Election Day 2012 approaches, United Way is partnering with several national children’s organizations, including Voices for America’s Future (Voices), the Children’s Leadership Council, SparkAction and the National Collaboration for Youth, to ensure that children, youth and families are not forgotten during Town Halls, debates and especially in the voting booth. More

02/20/12

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Brian Cox

By Brian Cox

Brian Gallagher Speaks at the World Economic Forum in Davos

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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Lindsay Torrico

By Lindsay Torrico

Reflections on United Way’s Education Advocacy Efforts

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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