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  • 2012 Highlights

    As we kick off 2013, we want to take a few moments to reflect upon the last year of progress towards dignity, justice, and equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people.

  • Agreement in Washington: Protect the Middle Class from Year-end Tax Hikes

    Today, the White House National Economic Council releaseda state-by-state reports about the real-life impact of these tax increases on America’s middle class families if Congress fails to act by January 1. Find out what it means for your community.

  • A State by State Look at the Middle-Class Tax Cuts’ Impact on Consumer Spending and Retailers

    A state by state look at the middle-class tax cuts' impact on consumer spending and retailers.

  • Youth Development through Self Learning

    Dr. Samuel G. Roberson Sr. is currently a Program Specialist, 4-H & Youth Development Prairie View A&M University Cooperative Extension Program in Texas. With the support and encouragement as a child to do more, Samuel has committed his entire life to helping youth realize their full potential. While pursuing his PhD at Texas A&M University researching youth development, Samuel discovered 4-H. He believes the emphasis by 4-H programs on hands-on learning is directly correlated to the creative mischief that he experimented with in open fields as child.

  • Technology Education for the Next Generation

    Kaydn Ence is a high school junior from Saint George, Utah. When a large hi-tech company decided not to expand its operations in his hometown, Kaydn was determined to find out why. He learned the decision was largely because people lacked the technological skills needed to fill over 300 jobs. Desiring a positive outcome for future opportunities, Kaydn decided to act by working to provide technology education for the next generation of the workforce.

  • Obama Administration Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

    Hispanic Heritage Month highlights the rich heritage of the Latino community and the contributions Hispanics have made to America.

  • 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.

  • Engaging Children and Families in Building a Stronger America

    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.