I will celebrate this Father’s Day as a first time dad because my family was fortunate to have access to outstanding medical care. I am fully aware that the best day of my life could have been the worst day of my life if my family lived in the developing world, where many communities lack access to adequate maternal and child health care.
Yearly Archives: 2018
All babies deserve a healthy and vibrant start to life, but for some, just surviving until their fifth birthday is a challenge. Many of the world’s youngest citizens struggle simply because of where they were born. We can–and must–help change this.
As a future educator, I know the importance of early childhood education for all children for both social and academic development. Unfortunately, as summer draws near, many parents are struggling to find quality care.
For many mothers, the day they give birth can be the most dangerous day of their life. But moms like me all across the world will do anything to give their children a healthy chance in life.
Many children around the world witness horrific events and are forced to grow up too quickly—especially if they are female. Education can provide the confidence and strength necessary for these girls to find hope after horror.
School’s out for summer! The 2017-2018 school year was an exciting time for Save the Children Action Network’s Student Ambassador Program. They went the extra mile to empower those around them to advocate for issues at the local, state and national levels. Here are some highlights from the year!
Children who participate in Head Start programs receive innumerable benefits. I can attest to all of these advantages because Head Start has played a significant role in my own household.
Today, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed a bill into that law that helps more families have access to high-quality child care. Thanks to these efforts, thousands of Colorado’s children will benefit.
For more than 25 years, I have visited Head Start programs all across the nation. Each time I am inspired by the children and families who go to these programs to not only learn, but to become future leaders. That’s the power of Head Start. It transforms lives by giving children living in poverty a chance at the future they deserve.
Here is my challenge to you: this week, take one action. I promise that the action will spark an energy that will inspire you to keep acting and using your voice to change the world, one step at a time.