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Posted byon June 24, 2012 at 5:49 PM EST
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.
Posted byon June 22, 2012 at 2:18 PM EST
The story of Vincent Chin serves as an important moment in the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community and civil rights history. Hate crimes remain all too prevalent in communities across the country, and prosecuting hate crimes is a top priority for the Attorney General and the Civil Rights Division.
Posted byon June 22, 2012 at 1:17 PM EST
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.
Posted byon June 19, 2012 at 12:49 PM EST
This Wednesday, June 20, the Council on Women and Girls will be hosting an event to mark the 40th Anniversary of Title IX, the legislation that opened up a world of new opportunities for girls ranging from athletic participation to access to education in science, technology, engineering, and math.
Posted byon June 19, 2012 at 9:45 AM EST
Texas State Senator Leticia Van de Putte explains why hiring veterans is a smart move and the right thing to do.
Posted byon June 18, 2012 at 6:07 PM EST
The White House Council on Women and Girls marks the 40th anniversary of Title IX.
Posted byon June 18, 2012 at 3:02 PM EST
In partnership with the USDA's Summer Food Service Program, Catholic Charities begins their second year providing meals nutritious summer meals to children in Cameron, Hidalgo and Willacy counties in South Texas.
Posted byon June 18, 2012 at 12:30 PM EST
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.
Posted byon June 18, 2012 at 12:15 PM EST
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.
Posted byon June 18, 2012 at 11:53 AM EST
As a teacher trying to establish our future with the ability to embrace children’s love of learning and spark an interest in school, Roxanne Hiller has prided herself on individualizing for each student and finding a way to reach out to all children and their different development levels. Her hard work enabled her to receive the Educator of the Year Award through the California Head Start Association and her program to receive higher scores in all dimensions nationwide.