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  • Community, Patriotism and Responsibility

    George Stewart has seen different forms of discrimination throughout his life, which has led him to advocate on behalf of the LGBT community through SAGE.

  • White House, Department of Education, Corporation for National and Community Service Continue the President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge

    President Obama's Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge has inspired service leadership by diverse groups at colleges and universities around the country: public and private, religiously-affiliated and secular, community colleges, HBCUs, and seminaries. Over 400 campuses responded to the Challenge, and students took action on issues from hunger to literacy.

  • Tropical Storm Debby forms in the Gulf of Mexico

    FEMA provides an update on the development of Tropical Storm Debby in the Gulf of Mexico and encourages everyone to take the time to prepare.

  • Educare: A Catalyst for Change

    Caren Calhoun believes that every child deserves a fair shot at a good education, and that's why she devotes her efforts to working for Tulsa Educare, an organization that tries to break the cycle of poverty by working on Head Start initiatives in the Tulsa area and others.

  • Investing Early in Our Children

    Nearly 50 years ago, Dr. T. Berry Brazelton collaborated with Head Start founders Ed Zigler and Julius Richmond to help build a comprehensive early education program giving every child a chance to make the American Dream come true, for that child, and for all of us.

  • New Perspective and New Opportunities Through Head Start

    Lori Pittman started off in the same position as the people she helps today, so she understands how difficult it can be to provide the education advocacy that kids really need. That's why she has dedicated her time and effort to giving back to the same Head Start program that helped her out so much.

  • Building Better Futures for Children and Families

    Rory Sipp has stepped through many roles in the Head Start program and has made it his mission to serve the underprivileged children of the Las Vegas area.

  • Collective Impact for Positive Change

    The Baraga-Houghton-Keweenaw Child Development Board provides high-quality early childhood services to children and families including health and wellness services, such as pregnancy education, breast feeding support, home visiting, health and developmental screenings, and medical and dental care.

  • A Veterans Path

    A soldiers path in life when returning home is not always clear cut and obvious. Cassaundra learned this the hard way when she completed her service as she began going to college full-time, working full-time, and raising two children. She now serves veterans by reaching out to mentor women leaving the armed forces with her organization F7 group.

  • Advocacy by a Veteran, for Veterans.

    Joey Strickland is a veteran who learned a lot about leadership during his service. Now that he's retired, he has dedicated his life to veteran affairs and has come up with a state program that he hopes will enable the nation as a whole to better serve its veterans.