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Posted byon June 18, 2012 at 12:30 PM EDT
After her daughter was born with Down Syndrome, Ginger West began looking for advice for the problems that were sure to arise. Luckily advice found her in the form of The Learning Center for Families (TLC) Early Head Start (EHS) programs. Since then Ginger has made it a mission to help promote these programs to her community and state.
Posted byon June 18, 2012 at 12:13 PM EDT
Renetta Goeson has made it her mission to improve the schooling of children in her tribe, the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate (SWO) of the Lake Traverse Reservation. Her goal is to provide an environment in which children are respected as sacred and capable and of having enormous potential.
Posted byon June 18, 2012 at 12:09 PM EDT
The Campagna Center, a non-profit early childhood education and development program in Alexandria, measures its success by the progress children make toward their goals each year, by whether families believe the center's work is helping everyone progress toward a better life.
Posted byon June 18, 2012 at 11:56 AM EDT
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.
Posted byon June 15, 2012 at 11:30 AM EDT
In celebration of fathers everywhere, here’s an album of Presidents with the people who know them simply as “Dad” and “Granddad.”
Posted byon June 13, 2012 at 12:41 PM EDT
After pulling his child out of school because of bullying, Bob Johnson had had enough. He became an advocate for The Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network and since then his work has led to the Safe Schools Improvement Act and Student Non-discrimination Act legislation currently before lawmakers.
Posted byon June 13, 2012 at 12:26 PM EDT
Over the last 30 years, Jerry Tello has dedicated his efforts to preventing and healing the pain of relationship/community violence, teen pregnancy, fatherless-ness and internalized oppression. In 1988, together with a group of other dedicated men, Jerry Tello developed the National Compadres Network, an organization dedicated to building and strengthening the positive involvement of Latino men in the lives of their children and families.
Posted byon June 13, 2012 at 11:53 AM EDT
John Sowers was inspired to do something more for children without fathers, so he began The Mentoing Project's iniative to make sure that every young person in America that needed a mentor had one.
Posted byon June 13, 2012 at 11:07 AM EDT
J. Michael Hall leads the Strong Fathers - Strong Families iniative in hopes of letting men know what makes a father strong but we leaving it to them to realize where they have strengths and weaknesses. By focusing on what fathers do well and giving them the opportunity to do some of those things with their children, Strong Fathers - Strong Families moves men from dwelling on their deficits to living in their strengths.
Posted byon June 12, 2012 at 3:23 PM EDT