Find and Support Your Local United Way

Blog Category: Education

Learn about United Way's Education Initiatives

Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


Volunteers Decide to Go Read Across America

Volunteers Decide to Go Read Across America main image

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who'll decide where to go...” So writes Dr. Seuss in Oh, The Places You’ll Go. On Read Across America Day, United Way volunteers have decided where to go to read this children’s classic: local child care centers and schools, to help build a nation of readers.

More

03/02/15

Be the first to comment

Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


National Reading Day:  A Great Day to Read and Volunteer

National Reading Day:  A Great Day to Read and Volunteer main image

Today is National Reading Day in the U.S. Before you curl up with your favorite magazine or a new book, remember how you learned to read and consider paying it forward to a young reader. National Reading Day aims to help Pre-K through third grade students develop the literacy skills they need to become lifelong learners. United Way and other nonprofit groups, schools, libraries, parents and volunteers participate in a variety of activities with younger readers on National Reading Day.

More

01/23/15

Be the first to comment

Lauri Valerio

By Lauri Valerio


5 Ways To Get A Job

5 Ways To Get A Job main image

When youth employment meets social service, everyone wins. 

More

12/16/14

Be the first to comment

Jesse Marcus

By Jesse Marcus


Want to see what lasting change looks like?

Want to see what lasting change looks like? main image

Meet Jamie.  

Use United Way’s new interactive infographic to follow Jamie on his path to success in school, work and life. Click on formative moments in his life to see real-life examples of how people are coming together to make a difference.  Not just in the lives of kids like Jamie, but also in the communities where kids like Jamie live, work and play.

More

09/17/14

Be the first to comment

Brian Gallagher

By Brian Gallagher


New Partnership with Scholas Occurrentes

New Partnership with Scholas Occurrentes main image

Brian Gallagher was in Rome last week to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with Scholas Occurrentes, an education initiative started by Pope Francis while he was Bishop of Buenos Aires.

More

09/10/14

Be the first to comment

 1 2 3 >  Last ›