All press releases issued by America’s Promise Alliance
August 04, 2015
“We are thrilled to have Kate join our team of leaders committed to making children and youth a top national priority,” said Mrs. Alma J. Powell, board chair.
July 21, 2015
America's Promise Alliance has elected Stephanie Watkins-Cruz, 21, to its Board of Directors and Zartashia Javid, 20, to its Alliance Trustees.
June 29, 2015
The new GradNation State Activation initiative will encourage statewide collaboration to increase graduation rates for all students, share and replicate what works within and across states, and develop successful models all states can implement.
June 09, 2015
America's Promise Alliance, the nation’s largest partnership organization dedicated to improving the lives of children and youth, announced today that Rasheed Merritt, a leader on the State Farm Human Resources team, has been elected to its board of directors.
May 27, 2015
America’s Promise Alliance named two new vice presidents to its senior leadership team as the organization moves into the final quarter of its GradNation campaign, a national movement to reach a 90 percent high school graduation rate by 2020. Both have expertise in their fields – communications and development – and in public education.
May 12, 2015
For the third year in a row, the country remains on pace to achieve the national goal of a 90 percent on-time high school graduation rate by 2020, according to the 2015 Building a Grad Nation report released today by America’s Promise Alliance, Civic Enterprises, Everyone Graduates Center, and the Alliance for Excellent Education.
May 05, 2015
The GradNation campaign’s sixth annual report on the progress of America’s graduation rates will be released on May 12 by America’s Promise Alliance, Civic Enterprises, Everyone Graduates Center, and the Alliance for Excellent Education. To learn more, join us for two free, live webcasts that day.
April 24, 2015
The Youth Opportunity Fund, led by the Citi Foundation and America’s Promise Alliance, will provide grants to nonprofits working in innovative ways to place low-income young adults on a path towards college and career success.
April 15, 2015
The event will recognize the contributions of five individuals spanning various backgrounds and sectors who have made an exceptional difference in the lives of America’s young people.
April 08, 2015
America's Promise will honor Senator Lamar Alexander with a “Promise of America” Award at its “Promise Night” gala on April 15th.