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The America’s Promise Alliance held its third annual 100 Best Communities for Young People National Forum and Celebration this week in Washington, D.C.
This week across America, Comcast – the nation’s leading cable provider – will begin showing Public Service Announcements (PSAs) that share the power of City Year with their 25 million cable subscribers in 39 states and the District of Columbia.
KaBOOM!, a national non-profit dedicated to bringing play back into the lives of children, along with America’s Promise Alliance, announced on Monday that the city of St. Petersburg, FL, has been selected to receive a brand new community-built playground.
The National Covering Kids & Families Network  will host its  Convening on Sept. 30, and Oct. 1, 2008.
The National Wildlife Federation is asking the Surgeon General for help in addressing a critical aspect of children’s health and well-being.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) announced last week that Shonnetta Henry  has been named the 2008-09 National Youth of the Year.
A selection of America’s leading thinkers, including a Nobel laureate, award winning economists, researchers, and other notable experts have come together to provide 22 innovative new proposals for dramatically improving the lives of America’s children.
The Coalition for Community Schools’ Community Agenda for America’s Public Schools ensure that all children enter school healthy, ready to learn and succeed.
Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGC) celebrates the importance of establishing stronger relationships between adults and youth by leading the BGC Day for Kids effort.
September is "Go Healthy! Month," and kids across the nation are invited to take the pledge to "go healthy."
Help end childhood hunger by going out to eat.
The National Collaboration for Youth (NCY), a 40-year-old coalition of youth-serving nonprofits, recently proposed a national policy agenda, “Toward a Brighter Future: An Essential Agenda for America’s Young People”.
First Focus urges individuals to “Sign On Today” to a letter which will be sent to the leaders on the Senate Finance Committee, urging them to be sure that children's unique health issues are a key element in any health reform Congress considers in the coming weeks and months.
Each year, from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, the United States celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month to recognize the economic, cultural, and social contributions of the more than 45.5 million Latinos residing in the U.S.
Support ServiceNation’s Day of Action in Washington, D.C. on Sept. 27, 2008, and learn what service can do for all citizens. Be a part of the call to expand service opportunities in America.
National 4-H Week is Oct. 5-11, 2008.