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.
Monthly Archives: May 2018
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.
Motherhood should be celebrated. You can do a small part, through advocating for the Reach Every Mother and Child Act, to ensure joy is present with every pregnancy, child, and in every family.
Many families are finding hope in Head Start. This touching account details how access to early childhood education changed a child’s life–and her mother’s.
Let’s make sure the U.S. continues to demonstrate strong moral leadership to end preventable deaths for good!