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Take Action for Afterschool!

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.

It’s United Way Education Action Week. Take Action!

To kick off the back-to-school season, United Way is organizing an Education Action Week to rally congressional and public support for education nationwide. This week, local United Ways, partners and caring citizens are joining together to send a message to policymakers to prioritize our nation’s children and invest in a quality education for all.

Call for Submissions: Blog for Education!

As the school year approaches, United Way is coordinating an Education Action Week to kick off back-to-school events and activities across communities nationwide. Help us raise awareness about critical education issues. Join our blog carnival and submit a blog post on the importance of school attendance!

It’s Past Time to Fix Our Schools

For over five years now, Congress has attempted and failed to pass the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, the largest federal program designed to improve education. Sign United Way's petition urging policymakers to pass a bipartisan bill that helps all children succeed!

Recognizing National Service on the First-Ever Mayor’s Day

Service to others is a hallmark of the American character, and central to how we meet our challenges. United Way is pleased to partner with the Corporation for National and Community Service in the first-ever Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service on Tuesday, April 9, 2013. Find out about the Mayor's Day and how you can help recognize the value of national service.

U.S. Department of Agriculture Kicks Off Summer Meals

With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about how children will access healthy meals outside of the classroom. United Way is raising awareness about where families across the country can find free and nutritious meals for their children during the summer months. Help support increasing access to nutritious meals for young people during the summer months.

Celebrating National Middle Level Education Month

This month, United Way is working to ensure that middle grade success and transition to high school is a national priority. Join us in raising awareness about the importance of the middle grades. Learn how you can be a middle grade advocate.