If we don't prepare all of our children today to be the leaders of tomorrow, our entire economy will suffer. We cannot be indifferent to those held back most by the painful inequality in our country; if we are, it will be the downfall of this great nation.
By slashing programs like Pell Grants and YouthBuild, the Ryan budget would knock the legs out from under the next generation, denying them the skills and tools they need to be the leaders of tomorrow.
Geoff Canada looks to be taking on the most unusual challenge of his career. The Harlem Children's Zone founder is in talks to bring his cradle-to-college education formula to the Roma (Gypsy) children of Hungary.