The Huddle

The Spartanburg Herald-Journal Kim Atchley with the Spartanburg Academic Movement (SAM) wrote to tell of a scholarship opportunity for area students. “We know that the pool of young talented artists in the county is extensive and we’d love to have them gain some attention on the national level,” she wrote. “Because Spartanburg, through SAM, is…

Bridgeport Prospers/United Way highlighted by Pritzker’s Children’s Initiative

Connecticut Council for Philanthropy The Bridgeport Prospers strategy for improving outcomes of the youngest children, known as The Baby Bundle, is featured on the recently-launched website of National Collaborative for Infants and Toddlers (NCIT). The website, known as the NCIT Online Solution Center, is funded by the Pritzker Children’s Initiative and is designed to focus…

Nearly $4 million investment will expand student-centered learning

Funding supports partnerships in Chicago, Dayton (OH), Lehigh Valley (PA) and Memphis (TN) CHICAGO, IL — Coalition for Community Schools, Communities In Schools and StriveTogether today announced four communities across the country will receive a combined $3.75 million to implement student-centered blueprints for learning. Through the Together for Students initiative, these grants will transform how entire…

2019 Cradle to Career Network Convening

When we’re united, we become unstoppable. Join us this September in Washington, D.C., for the 10th annual Cradle to Career Network Convening — a gathering of changemakers united in the work of breaking down barriers and creating opportunities for every child, regardless of race or zip code. Can you feel the momentum? Let’s build a…