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Head Start: Embracing a Two Generation Approach to Early Learning

Yasmina Vinci | Posted 03.28.2015 | Education
Yasmina Vinci

When Head Start was launched in 1965, at its core was the idea that families and communities were integral to supporting children's successful early learning and development.

My Proposal to Eliminate Poverty Amongst Vulnerable Families in Columbus, Ohio

Stephanie Mitchell Hughes | Posted 03.22.2015 | Impact
Stephanie Mitchell Hughes

Given societal views about single mothers, I wondered if I could successfully make the case for using two-generation strategies to improve economic and educational outcomes for women like me and our children within my community. This question was answered during my participation in the 2014 Aspen ThinkXChange.

The Ties That Bind: How Childcare Centers Build Social Capital

Dr. Mario Luis Small | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Dr. Mario Luis Small

As long as people continue to find the need to attend church, to sign up for sports teams, or to enroll their kids in daycare, they will have much of what is needed to keep the Internet from making them lonely.

Transforming Human Services For The 21st Century

Reggie Bicha | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Reggie Bicha

Under our comprehensive approach, our goal is to feed the hungry child, and focus on their overall health, development, school readiness and educational success. At the same time, we will address the parents' immediate circumstances and longer-term economic stability.