Friday
Mar 20
2015

Ceiling Breaker for Female Leaders in Public Health

Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, a self-identified “Jamericanadian,” was born in Vancouver, Canada, but spent her first 5 years in Kingston, Jamaica, where her family is from. When her father received a Fullbright Fellowship to work at Stanford University her family immigrated to Palo Alto, California.

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.

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.