All press releases issued by America’s Promise Alliance
November 04, 2011
(New York and Washington, DC) –America’s Promise Alliance today helped officially kick-off the Opportunity Nation campaign, a broad-based, cross-partisan coalition of nearly 200 public, private, non-profit, civilian and military organizations all working together to create and advocate for an agenda that provides better skills, quality jobs and stronger communities to all Americans.
October 19, 2011
WASHINGTON, D.C.—America’s Promise Alliance (the Alliance) today announced the winners of its 2011 Journalism Awards. Dana Wright, Ken Ullery and Chris Henao of KCTV5-TV were honored with the America’s Promise Journalism Award for Awareness for “Big Problem, Low Priority,” a series that powerfully illuminates the plight of homeless children in Kansas City, Mo.
September 26, 2011
WASHINGTON – America’s Promise Alliance (the Alliance) today announced it has received a $3 million grant from Target to support its Grad Nation Campaign, a 10-year initiative to end the dropout crisis and better prepare young people for college and the 21st century workforce. With this three year grant, Target will:
September 23, 2011
WASHINGTON, DC –“We at America’s Promise Alliance are pleased to see that the President has taken action to rectify what has become an unrealistic and burdensome law, without compromising high standards.
August 30, 2011
WASHINGTON DC and SEATTLE WA—America’s Promise Alliance and Apex Learning® today announced a three-year partnership with four school districts to provide comprehensive digital curriculum at no cost.
July 18, 2011
WASHINGTON, DC – America’s Promise Alliance (the Alliance) today announced a new philanthropic fund focused on solving the nation’s high school dropout crisis. The Grad Nation Community Impact Fund will provide grants to stimulate community engagement and investment to help transform the nation’s lowest-performing schools and surrounding communities.
June 15, 2011
ATLANTA and WASHINGTON, DC—America’s Promise Alliance (the Alliance) and State Farm® today announced a new partnership to locate and recognize Promise Places across the country. A Promise Place is a school, church, community organization, business or any other place that provides all Five Promises—caring adults; safe places; a healthy start; an effective education; and opportunities to help others—to young people.