All press releases issued by America’s Promise Alliance
July 02, 2007
(ALEXANDRIA, VA)—Recognizing that issues which will determine the future success of our nation’s children – health care, quality education, safe places to live and learn – are important to voters, Democratic and Republican Presidential candidates shared their promises to our youth in a new video from the America’s Promise Alliance.
June 26, 2007
(ALEXANDRIA, VA) –To launch its next decade of action, the America’s Promise Alliance today announced the 15 in 5 campaign aimed at improving the lives of 15 million disadvantaged children over the next five years by providing them with more of the essential resources they need to succeed. The new initiative was unveiled at the Alliance’s 10th anniversary event in New York City by America’s Promise Founding Chair General Colin Powell and current Chair Alma Powell.
June 26, 2007
(ALEXANDRIA, VA)—America’s Promise Alliance announced today that The Vito Marcantonio School (PS/IS 50) in East Harlem, NY, has been awarded the $100,000 Colin and Alma Powell Legacy Award in recognition of the school’s commitment to and practice of its “whole student” philosophy of learning and living.
June 14, 2007
HOUSTON (June 14, 2007) – With research showing that when youth are provided with supportive home, school and community environments, their chances of success dramatically increase, the America’s Promise Alliance (the Alliance) is bringing its Regional Best Practice Forum to Houston on June 14th and 15th. At the forum, communities from across the country will share best practices, showing community leaders how to implement successful strategies, foster greater coll
June 11, 2007
June 11, 2007 - WASHINGTON – The America’s Promise Alliance (the Alliance) today announced the release of the first in a series of national research briefs on issues impacting American youth and their families based on the Alliance’s landmark study, Every Child, Every Promise: Turning Failure into Action (ECEP).
May 16, 2007
May 08, 2007
May 8, 2007 (Washington, D.C) – In honor of National Teacher Day, a time when the nation pays tribute to those individuals who play a critically important role in the education of America’s youth, and the 10th anniversary of America’s Promise Alliance (the Alliance), the Alliance and the ING Foundation, the charitable giving arm of ING U.S.
April 11, 2007
April 11, 2007 (Washington, D.C) – As part of its year-long 10th anniversary celebration and goal of reaching 15 million more young people over the next five years, the America’s Promise Alliance today announced the first recipients of a new annual grant program for communities who took part in the 100 Best Communities for Young People competition.
January 25, 2007
January 25, 2007 (Washington, D.C) - To celebrate the launch of its 10th anniversary year, the America’s Promise Alliance today announced the winners of its 2007 100 Best Communities for Young People competition. In partnership with Capital One, 100 Best showcases cities and communities across the country that tackle challenges and demonstrate innovative efforts to deliver the Five Promises that young people need to succeed – caring adults; safe places; a healthy