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Lindsay Torrico

By Lindsay Torrico


We Need YOUth: Children’s Inaugural Address Video Project

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This January, President Obama will deliver his inaugural address, setting the tone and the agenda for the coming term. More than one-third of the U.S. population is under age 24; that's a lot of ideas and perspectives that should not be ignored in Washington, DC. That's why with your help, several national organizations are creating a Children’s Inaugural Address video to give voice to young people’s priorities and ideas. More

12/13/12

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Mei Cobb

By Mei Cobb


The 10th Annual Carol D. Reiser Children’s Book Award

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The Corporate Volunteer Council (CVC) of Atlanta recently announced the winner of the 2012 Carol D. Reiser Children’s Book Award at the Atlanta Journal Constitution’s Decatur Book Festival. This festival is the largest independent book festival in the country. More

12/05/12

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Jason Bethke

By Jason Bethke


Professional Excellence Attributed to Childhood Mentors

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Olympian Dawn Harper and St. Louis Rams and Pro-bowler Quintin Mikell

Crediting mentors and tutors on helping them achieve success, Olympian Dawn Harper and St. Louis Rams and Pro-bowler Quintin Mikell addressed the student body at Soldan International Studies High School on the importance of education and asking for help. More

11/26/12

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Brian Cox

By Brian Cox


Kindergarten Readiness: Why Is It Important?

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The academic success of children in later years depends heavily upon their kindergarten readiness. The first few years of education and preparedness are the most crucial to establishing a solid foundation from which children can adapt to school systems. More

11/23/12

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Jason Bethke

By Jason Bethke


How to Eat Healthy, Feel Better, and Look Great!

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Eating well, feeling great, and looking your best is all connected. After all, "we are what we eat." Learning how to eat healthy involves breathing clean air and drinking pure water, but the spotlight is really on how we get the proteins, fats, and carbs that shape our bodies and make us strong. More

11/21/12

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