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Lindsay Torrico

By Lindsay Torrico


Take Action for Afterschool!

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Happy Lights On Afterschool Day! Across the country, communities are celebrating the power of high-quality afterschool, summer, and expanded learning programs to make a difference in the lives of children and youth. More

10/17/13

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Sandra Serna Smith

By Sandra Serna Smith


Farm to Fork: Creating Young Leaders During Afterschool

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After-school programs across the U.S. not only foster connectedness and critical thinking skills, but also birth a group of future leaders who are engaged and committed that such opportunities can remain viable to all. More

10/17/13

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Jason Bethke

By Jason Bethke


Tips on Healthy Eating for Kids

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Picky eater at home? To help your family develop the proper lifelong dietary habits, here are a few suggested ways to encourage healthy eating for kids. More

10/14/13

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Jason Bethke

By Jason Bethke


Promoting Reading Skills in Children

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Encouraging a love of the written word is an important part of any child's education. With the constant distraction of video games, Internet, and television, it is important to make time to promote literacy among children. More

09/30/13

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United Way Blog Carnival: How Do We Build a Culture of School Attendance?

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United Way has joined an exciting partnership working to recognize September as Attendance Awareness Month in communities across the country. The goal of the Attendance Campaign is to increase public understanding of the important role that regular attendance plays in student achievement. More

09/04/13

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