America's Promise

Type: Organization
Name: America's Promise
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Prescription Savings In Mason County

A partnership in Mason County is helping families save on medication costs. FamilyWize and United Way say their combined efforts have helped 1,233 people in the Mason County service area save $124,900 on Medication.FamilyWize provides prescription benefits ... [Published KMAS News Radio - 19 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Hargrove Reports Strong First Quarter

4/17/2014Hargrove, Inc. completed its first quarter of 2014 with a wide range of new and repeat business for all three lines of business—events, trade shows and exhibits.“It’s been an incredible first quarter for Hargrove and we anticipate the success ... [Published Exhibitor Online - 20 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Road-Tripping for Some Life-Changing Souvenirs

This post is by Jackie Norris, executive director, and Sarah Boison, marketing manager, of the Points of Light Corporate Institute . It is part three in a seven-part blog   CSRWire   series exploring the community engagement practices of winning companies ... [Published Points Of Light - 23 hours ago]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Common Core for college comes to Chicago area

College students throughout the Chicago area will soon face their own version of Common Core — a higher-education program that requires they meet 16 criteria that show they can think critically, work hard and become valuable citizens of the world.The ... [Published Naperville Sun - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Tonyaa Weathersbee: Black youths talk up graduation, not gangs

When I asked Tabitha Cobb and Charles Drinks to explain why young people shouldn’t give up on graduating from high school, they rarely talked about “I.”They talked about you, we, us and our.“We’re the future,” Tabitha, who is a junior at Stanton College ... [Published Florida Times-Union - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

Common Core for college

BY SANDRA GUYStaff Reporter April 4, 2014 10:54PMUpdated: April 4, 2014 10:54PMCollege students throughout the Chicago area will soon face their own version of Common Core — a higher-education program that requires they meet 16 criteria that show they ... [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 2 reports

Jacksonville’s GradNation Community Summit

About This Slideshow: opened on Friday, April 4, 2014 at the Main Library in Downtown Jacksonville, FL as one of 100 GradNation Community Summits across the country through 2016. Mayor Alvin Brown welcomed Alma J. Powell, chair, America’s Promise Alliance, ... [Published Florida Times-Union - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Education and employment are linked

Nationally, the high school graduation rate is 80 percent. In Florida, it’s 75.6 percent.Here in Jacksonville, that rate languishes at 72 percent.Graduation rates are rising but not fast enough to keep up with technology.More than half of all new jobs ... [Published Florida Times-Union - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

The Ticker: ‘World News’, ‘Dateline,’ ’60′

The ABC “World News” series “Coming Home: America’s Promise” returns tonight. Diane Sawyer profiles military caregivers across the country fighting financial and emotional battles in able to provide assistance for more than 1 million wounded warriors ... [Published Media Bistro - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 30 2014 - Updated Mar 30 2014 - 1 reports

Summit shines spotlight on effort to reduce Duval County's dropout rate

The warning signs that a high school student will drop out can be spotted before he or she sets foot in a high school class.A middle-schooler who fails her FCAT. A third-grader who is two reading levels behind classmates. A kindergarten student who comes ... [Published Florida Times-Union - Mar 30 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

Gavioli to retire from Children's Coalition

Lynda Gavioli, the only executive director the Children’s Coaltion for Northeast Louisiana has ever known, will retire this summer from the organization she founded.Lynn Clark, who has spent the past seven years as a professor at the University of Louisiana ... [Published Monroe News Star - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

BUSINESS EXCHANGE: Why Not Join Us?

Lavern J. Chatman-Brown is a Black woman of note. Chatman-Brown is an African American who’s been involved with philanthropic efforts in the Washington, D.C. region for more than two decades. Chatman-Brown  has served on the Board of Directors for Archbishop ... [Published Washington Informer - Mar 20 2014]

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...creating opportunity for all by improving health, education and financial stability," added Stacey Stewart, U S president of United Way Worldwide. "Our Partnership with FamilyWize helps us advance that cause, and 1,000 United Ways across America are helping people be healthier and more productive."

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Prescription Savings In Mason County [Published KMAS News Radio - 19 hours ago]
Hargrove Reports Strong First Quarter [Published Exhibitor Online - 20 hours ago]
Road-Tripping for Some Life-Changing Souvenirs [Published Points Of Light - 23 hours ago]
Common Core for college comes to Chicago area [Published Naperville Sun - Apr 09 2014]
Tonyaa Weathersbee: Black youths talk up gradua... [Published Florida Times-Union - Apr 09 2014]
Apollo Education Group: Using Road Trips to Ste... [Published CSR Wire - Apr 09 2014]
Dean Akings announces candidacy for Barton Coun... [Published Great Bend Tribune - Apr 06 2014]
Common Core for college [Published Chicago Sun-Times - Apr 05 2014]
Jacksonville’s GradNation Community Summit [Published Florida Times-Union - Apr 04 2014]
Education summit focuses on graduation rates, w... [Published Florida Times-Union - Apr 04 2014]
Salesforce.com Announces Appointment of General... [Published EChannelnews.com - Apr 04 2014]
Education and employment are linked [Published Florida Times-Union - Apr 02 2014]
The Ticker: ‘World News’, ‘Dateline,’ ’60′ [Published Media Bistro - Mar 31 2014]
Summit shines spotlight on effort to reduce Duv... [Published Florida Times-Union - Mar 30 2014]
Prayer breakfast helps Youth First fulfill five... [Published Coon Rapids Herald - Mar 28 2014]
Gavioli to retire from Children's Coalition [Published Monroe News Star - Mar 27 2014]
BUSINESS EXCHANGE: Why Not Join Us? [Published Washington Informer - Mar 20 2014]
Salesforce.com appoints former Secy of State Ge... [Published PE Hub Blog - Mar 14 2014]
Readout of the President’s Meeting on “My Broth... [Published The White House - Feb 28 2014]
Accenture Announces ‘Innovation Challenge’ Stud... [Published PRWeb - Feb 05 2014]
The League for Innovation Announces Project to ... [Published PRWeb - Jan 21 2014]
How Can We Save America's Opportunity Youth? Fi... [Published Next New Deal - Nov 20 2013]
Inequality killed the American dream [Published Taipei Times Online - Sep 26 2013]
Pearson Partners with Texas A&M University-Comm... [Published PRWeb - Sep 05 2013]
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Salesforce.com appoints former Secy of State Ge... [Published PE Hub Blog - Mar 14 2014]
Salesforce.com said Friday that it has named General Colin Powell to its board of directors. The appointment became effective March 13, 2014. A retired four star general, General Powell served as U.S. National Security Advisor, Commander of the U.S. ...
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Young people who aren't in school or working aren't beyond hope, but we need to invest more in the programs that will help them. The great recession has hit younger, less educated workers hardest, leaving 6.7 million young people between the ages ...
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