September 11, 2009
More than 20 summits will be held in September and October in cities across the country, with more to come before the end of 2009.
June 26, 2009
In an effort to reduce America’s high school dropout rates, the Alliance introduced the Dropout Prevention Campaign in April 2008. More than 45 Dropout Prevention Summits have been held in cities nationwide – bringing together more than 14,000 mayors and governors, business owners, child advocates, school administrators, students and parents to develop workable solutions and action plans. Summits were recently held in Cincinnati, St. Louis and Maryland. Upcoming summits include West Virginia, Maine and Montana.
June 05, 2009
On April 6, 2009, America’s Promise Alliance hosted an “Intro to Grad Nation” webinar which featured authors Robert Balfanz, Ph.D., Everyone Graduates Center at Johns Hopkins University, and John M. Bridgeland, President & CEO, Civic Enterprises, Inc.. The audio presentation and accompanying PowerPoint are now available for downloading on www.americaspromise.org.