Education

Create More Opportunity for All Kids

10/1/2020

Early Childhood Education Counts

A child’s neighborhood or family income shouldn’t restrict their access to high-quality education and the same opportunities as other kids their age. 

Education is a fundamental right. 

All kids deserve access to a high-quality education. But sometimes that access is different depending on what neighborhood a child is from or how much money their family earns. 

Williamson’s Notes: United for Justice

On Memorial Day, I shared a hope publicly that we could honor the fallen by ensuring we strive to be one nation, under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. That night, George Floyd’s senseless death provided yet another stark reminder that we, as a people, are not doing enough to promise the most basic of freedoms and equal access to justice to everyone. Especially people of color.

Local education advocates join forces to launch child care provider assistance program: United for Early Care and Education

4/30/2020

United Way, Loyola College of Law, Agenda for Children to provide technical, legal assistance to providers seeking COVID-19 relief funding

NEW ORLEANS – United Way of Southeast Louisiana (UWSELA) Thursday launched an early care and education (ECE) provider assistance program, United for Early Care and Education, to help child care providers navigate new public funding and supports rolled out in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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