Friday
Jul 25
2014

6 Ways We Are Working to Help Close the Word Gap in Oakland, CA

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.

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Adam Schultz / Clinton Foundation
Thursday
Jul 24
2014

A Blueprint for Action: Transforming Community Health in Houston and Harris County

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 …

Prevention and Awareness: Fighting Women’s Heart Disease

Feb 25, 2014

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.

Kids Food Festival Helps Teach Balanced Food Choices in New York City

Feb 24, 2014
When kids are immersed in enjoyable activities, they absorb and retain information more effectively. The Kids Food Festival embodies this philosophy of learning through fun with its weekend full of family-friendly events at Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park in New York City. This March 1st and 2nd,families will cook, dance, laugh, and taste their way to making balanced food choices!

A Partnership to Empower the Youngest Generation

Feb 19, 2014

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.