Cradle-to-career movement welcomes Stacey Abrams, David Brooks, Cecilia Muñoz, Richard Reeves and Jim Shelton

CINCINNATI, OH — More than 400 community leaders, social change agents and policymakers will convene September 11-13 in Washington, D.C., for StriveTogether’s 10th annual national Cradle to Career Network Convening. They represent the StriveTogether Cradle to Career Network, a national movement that’s sweeping the country and impacting the lives of 13.7 million youth and counting. “StriveTogether…

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…