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Edwin Goutier

By Edwin Goutier


2012 Student United Way Leadership Retreat Wrap-Up

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Students Tweeted about the conference all weekend. This comes from Student United Way of University of California - Riverside. Follow them on Twitter (@suwucr)

From September 14 - 16, the Mary M. Gates Learning Center was filled with student leaders, United Way professionals and university staff interested in strengthening Student United Way in their local communities and around the globe. Read more about this high energy weekend filled with professional networking, socializing, big ideas and real world training. More

09/19/12

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Opportunity Nation

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Opportunity Nation

It’s not secret that today only six percent of children born to parents at the bottom of the socio-economic ladder make it to the top. In fact, studies now show children in many European countries have greater economic mobility than those in the United States. These statistics tell us that the American Dream our country was built upon is at risk and in need of a significant jumpstart. Enter Opportunity Nation. More

09/14/12

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Edwin Goutier

By Edwin Goutier


2012 Student United Way Leadership Retreat Preview

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United Way's Student Leadership Retreat

Only three days away from the annual Student United Way leadership retreat. Read more to learn what's in store for our attendees this weekend. More

09/13/12

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Edwin Goutier

By Edwin Goutier


Students, Set Your New Year’s Resolution Today

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Start your school year right by helping other students do the same.

Let's be honest – we've all broken our New Year's Resolutions. But for millions of college students across the United States, the start of the new school year presents a second chance to set goals and stick to them. If you're heading back to school this fall, consider making a "School Year's Resolution" to volunteer as a reader, tutor, or mentor and encourage your friends to do the same! More

08/24/12

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


High School Hoops Stars Give Back

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Nike's Elite Youth Basketball League

On Friday, July 13th 2012 United Way had the pleasure of coordinating a service project for a great group of high school basketball players. The 10 young men were in the Washington, DC area to take part in Nike’s Global Challenge, an international tournament featuring the best high school players from around the world. More

07/24/12

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