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Lindsay Torrico

By Lindsay Torrico


Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ Birthday on March 1

This Friday, educators and policymakers will be donning their Cat-in-the-Hat hats and reading to children in honor of beloved children's author Dr. Seuss' birthday. Help us leverage this literary celebration by sending an oped on early grade reading to your local newspapers. More

03/01/13

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Lindsay Torrico

By Lindsay Torrico


Speak Out for Kids in the Federal Budget

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In the coming weeks, Congress must make several critical budgetary decisions. Join us in speaking out about prioritizing children and youth in the budget. Send in your stories and budget priorities to the Senate Budget Committee's new MyBudget tool, an effort to engage members of the public in the federal budget process. More

02/21/13

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Jason Bethke

By Jason Bethke


Community Service for Kids

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It's never too early to start teaching your kids the value of community service. Getting involved in volunteering at a young age can set a life-long pattern of advancing the common good. More

02/19/13

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Lindsay Torrico

By Lindsay Torrico


This Valentine’s Day, Support our Children and Youth

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This Valentine's Day, our nation’s vulnerable children need your love and support. Unless Congress acts before March 1, an across-the-board spending cut to many programs supporting children and their families will go into effect. Join the “Show Kids the Love” campaign and send a Valentine’s e-card to your member of Congress today. More

02/11/13

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Jason Bethke

By Jason Bethke


An Opportunity can Change a Life

"It was the summer after sixth grade at PS 20 in Brooklyn, New York that I was given an opportunity that changed the trajectory of my life." - Ayeola Fortune More

02/10/13

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