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Educating Homeless Parents on The Importance of Early Childhood Education

Thursday, May 9, 2019

From The Philadelphia Inquirer: “According to child experts, early experiences of homelessness are associated with higher rates of developmental delays, poor academic achievement, asthma, attention problems, poor social and emotional functioning, acting out, and other difficulties.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

ReadingPals Volunteer Has Quite a Story of Her Own

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

From Citrus County Chronicle: “Betty Rowe has spunk and grit, and she brings it with her each week to Crystal River Primary School where she’s a United Way ReadingPals volunteer.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

Want to Leave a Legacy? Be a Mentor

Thursday, March 7, 2019

From The New York Times: “Older people are uniquely suited for a mentoring role. The critical skills for nurturing relationships — emotional regulation and empathy — blossom as we age.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

Welcoming Older Adults into the Head Start Classroom

Thursday, February 21, 2019

From Medium: “Encourage volunteers to share their skills and hobbies. Invite volunteers to connect their lives to children’s interest and your curriculum.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.