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Getting at Results In the past 15 years or so, there has been a significant push to get social programs to measure their results.  United Way, Urban Institute, Harvard Family Research Project along... Read More
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 - 3:02pm
  Young people say that they have ideas but no one hears them. Last summer, I had a session with high school students and they said: School staffs don’t ask students their opinions or if they do ask... Read More
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 2:41pm
“How involved are you in the lives of young people?” This question came up as part of a recent dinner conversation.  Those of us with grown children tended to say we were when our children were at... Read More
Wednesday, February 8, 2012 - 3:42pm
In summer 2011, CAYLA students participatd in United Way's Community Conversation on Education   Let’s talk about learning and school. This is the launching of my education blog so people can share... Read More
Monday, January 30, 2012 - 2:34pm
United Way is excited to begin a new blog dedicated to discussing Education topics. Check back soon and join the conversation! Read More
Monday, November 7, 2011 - 2:33am
Volunteers are the backbone of a national movement to provide free tax filing and access to Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) for low-income working Americans. Through EITC, families making below $40,... Read More
Tuesday, February 8, 2011 - 2:54pm
GMC, the official vehicle of the National Football League (NFL) has generously donated 70 Super Bowl XLV tickets to help United Way bring awareness and impact to the issue of youth health and... Read More
Tuesday, January 25, 2011 - 10:48am
Education & Assistance Corporation (EAC) and United Way of Long Island, in cooperation with the Suffolk County Department of Social Services (DSS), graduated their first of three classes of... Read More
Monday, January 24, 2011 - 2:32pm
Among 30 developed countries, the United Sates ranks a dismal 25th in Math and 21st in Science. In fact America ranks 20th in graduation rates. The problem does not end there. When a child doesn’t... Read More
Wednesday, October 20, 2010 - 7:28am