All press releases issued by America’s Promise Alliance
April 28, 2014
January 08, 2014
WASHINGTON — America's Promise Alliance today announced that two of the nation’s most distinguished leaders in education and community engagement have been elected to its board of directors. The new members are Paul J.
December 03, 2013
DALLAS and WASHINGTON—Southwest Airlines and America’s Promise Alliance (America’s Promise) today announced that Southwest Airlines has been named the Official Airline of the Building a GradNation Summit.
November 13, 2013
ReadyNation, a project of America’s Promise Alliance that identifies and mobilizes business leaders in support of early childhood programs and policies, congratulates Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA), Congressman George Miller (D-CA) and Congressman Richard Hanna (R-NY) for their bi-partisan leadership in introducing the Strong Start for America’s Children Act. We look forward to working with the sponsors of the bill and their colleagues as it moves through the legislative process.
September 27, 2013
WASHINGTON, D.C.—America’s Promise Alliance (America’s Promise) today announced the winners of its 2013 Journalism Awards. The Tampa Bay Times was honored with the America’s Promise Journalism Award for Action for “In God’s Name,” a three-part series on unlicensed youth group homes in Florida.
September 17, 2013
WASHINGTON –America’s Promise Alliance (America’s Promise) and its early childhood project ReadyNation, along with the Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students (GEEARS) today announced the 2013 National Business Leader Summit on Early Childhood will be held in Atlanta September 22 and 23 (full Summit agenda found at www.ReadyNation.org
September 12, 2013
WASHINGTON– America’s Promise Alliance (America’s Promise) today announced the official start of its Grad Nation Community Summits initiative. These 100 community summits, which will be held across the country over the next four years, begin next week in St. Louis, MO, on September 16. An additional 14 Summits will be held before the end of the year in Birmingham, AL; Jackson, MS; Minneapolis/St.
August 26, 2013
Aug. 26, 2013 — As 55 million students return to U.S. schools this fall, 40 national organizations and as many as 900 schools and community groups are sounding the alarm about a crisis of absenteeism that is eroding academic achievement and putting students at greater risk of dropping out.
August 21, 2013
WASHINGTON, DC – America’s Promise Alliance (America’s Promise) today announced the appointment of Paul G.
August 15, 2013
WASHINGTON, DC –America’s Promise Alliance (America’s Promise) today announced the findings of a new survey that examined services and information about financial aid offered by youth service providers. Though often overlooked in discussions about making college or postsecondary training affordable, many youth-serving organizations are currently providing some type of financial aid services. The survey, titled Identifying Gaps & Opportunities in Financial Aid Services, inc