Seattle Says Yes To Early Learning. Yay!
Colleen Laing, Associate Director of Planning and Public Policy at United Way has something to say about how Seattle voters said yes to early learning and yes to Prop 1B. Read on to get the details. Read Article
Is the (Opportunity) Deck Stacked Against Kids?
Guest blogger Kelsey Perrin from Nordstrom shares the impact that the United Way Annual Breakfast made on her. Read Article
No books for your kids… Unless they’re white
In all my years of volunteering to read to kids the one constant is that the kids look to identify with a character in the book they’re reading. But what happens when none of the characters in the books you read look like you? Read Article
Hungry kids can’t grow or learn
Guest blogger Lydia Albert, Poverty Reduction Specialist at United Way, shares insights around hungry kids. No, Sean, you have to try bites of everything. At first… Read Article
Early Learning IS the Difference
By age 6 a low-income child knows 3,000 words while affluent kids have 20,000 words under their belt. These setbacks last a lifetime, but there's help. Read Article