Tag: Education


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Bronx Kids Boogie, Learn & Laugh With Help of Nonprofit

November 21, 2016Posted by Helaina Hovitz

The Bronx has ranked at the bottom of New York…

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Thousands of At-Risk Girls Gain 100% College Acceptance & Full Scholarships

October 11, 2016Posted by Wendy Joan Biddlecombe

It isn’t often that we hear 100% graduation rate, 100%…

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How Prepared Are Our Kids For Serious Emergencies Like Hurricane Matthew?

October 10, 2016Posted by Helaina Hovitz

From the editor: As someone who knows firsthand how chaotic…

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Theater Program for Low Income Kids Rewrites Script on Possibilities

October 6, 2016Posted by Helaina Hovitz

For many children in this country, opportunity is few and far…

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Help Rescue Students in Philippines From Broken Plastic Bags

September 19, 2016Posted by Linda Hernandez

Growing up in poverty in Mindanao, a remote, mountainous region…

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100 Lives Matter: Changing Ethiopia’s Future, One Girl at a Time

July 25, 2016Posted by Terry Turner

When Tamara Horton traveled to Ethiopia to adopt her son,…

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Surprising “Green” Solution to School Shortage Literally Ships Into U.S.

July 18, 2016Posted by Terry Turner

In developing countries and even struggling neighborhoods here in the…

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Trouble In Paradise: Teen’s Nonprofit Educates Invisible Children of St. Thomas

July 13, 2016Posted by Helaina Hovitz

For the thousands of children who call St. Thomas home,…

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She’s 18 and Working With NASA on the 2020 Mars Rover

June 20, 2016Posted by Linda Hernandez

What do an 18-year-old aspiring scientist and the 51-year-old Former…

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Professors Offer Higher Learning for the Price of a Movie Ticket

June 1, 2016Posted by Linda Hernandez

High tuition costs can put college education out of reach…

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“Barbershop Books” Cuts Through Children’s Literacy Gap

May 3, 2016Posted by Helaina Hovitz

Chances are, we wouldn’t consider a child staring quietly out…

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Get With The Pajama Program: Showing Millions of Kids Someone Cares

January 28, 2016Posted by Helaina Hovitz

It’s a part of the volunteer narrative we don’t often…