This week, we launched an exciting new campaign called “Talking is Teaching: Talk, Read, Sing” in Oakland, California to help families and caregivers support their children’s early language development.
Manageable, good health is a basic need for all residents regardless of zip code or demographics, but over the past several decades, poor health outcomes and the resulting disparities have been steadily increasing. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, our nation spends …
It’s February - heart month – to me, a female cardiologist, it is a reminder of the work we have left to do. Heart disease is the #1 cause of death for both men and women in the US, it kills more every year than all cancers combined.
The phrases “achievement gap” and “opportunity gap” have long been common in the education community. Recently, however, researchers have begun to place greater emphasis on the “word gap” — a vocabulary discrepancy between children in low versus high-income families.