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FILE - In this March 7, 1989, file photo, first lady Barbara Bush reads to a group of day care students at the Library of Congress in Washington celebrating "1989-Year of the Young Reader." In March 1989, JUST weeks after moving into the White House, Mrs. Bush founded the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy. It has since raised more than $110 million to create or support literacy programs for men, women and children nationwide. She remained active with the group until mere months before her death Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at age 92. (AP Photo/Charles Tasnadi, File)
AP, Education, News
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — On a hot summer day in 1978, as her husband mulled his first presidential run, Barbara...
"Indian School Boy Reading the Book" by Nithi Anand licensed under CC BY 2.0
Education, News
Experts of the National Association of Educational Progress spoke at a panel in D.C. earlier this week and discussed the...
Isis Portillo Executive Director Latinitas El Paso
Education, Justice & Poverty, Previews
Isis Portillo, Executive Director of Latinitas El Paso, discusses the range of programs that are aimed at promoting freedom of...
"Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr." by Timothy Krause licensed under CC BY 2.0
Arts, Media & Culture, News
The Legacy Museum and the National Memorial for Peace and Justice, the U.S.’s first memorial dedicated to victims of racial...
"The Rio Grande, Texas-Mexico" by Tom Driggers licensed under CC BY 2.0
Environment, News
A new report from American Rivers has identified the most endangered rivers on the planet -- that is, the rivers...
Roman Ortiz CEO of Project Arriba
Education, Justice & Poverty, Previews
Roman Ortiz, CEO of Project ARRIBA, discusses the vital model implemented by the organization which helps individuals succeed in their...
"Tauer" by T. Hayes licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, News
Social benefit programs such as Medicaid and CHIP have been found to be most helpful to young children, as the...
"Sad Eyes" by Alyssa L. Miller licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, News
In the U.S., transgender youth are the least likely to suffer from feeling excluded and in turn experience “mental health...
Al Velarde - aso del Norte Children Development Center
Children & Families, Health, Previews
Al Velarde, Executive Director of the Paso del Norte Children Development Center, discusses the importance in extending services to help...
"Blurred ballet" by Ken menashe licensed under CC BY 2.0
Arts, Media & Culture, Foundations, News
The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation has awarded 16 arts organizations with various grants totaling over $4 million in support of...
"Baby" by gabi menashe licensed under CC BY 2.0
AP, Children & Families, Health, News
Three recent reports published in a major medical journal Lancet found that obesity along with other health issues could have...
Maggie Morales Moody
Children & Families, Previews
Maggie Morales-Moody, President of Gigi's Playhouse El Paso, explains how the organization adopts and tailors child services to fit the...
College Hunger
AP, Education, News
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) — Free food pantries are becoming nearly as common as the campus bookstore at a growing number...
Travel Western Art Museum
AP, Arts, Media & Culture, News
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — When you think of Florida, the colored stone walls of the Grand Canyon don't come...
Anthony Tomasheski
Children & Families, Previews
Anthony Tomasheski, Chief Executive Officer of the Boys & Girls Club of El Paso, explains the three fundamental components in...
Mismatched Nature
AP, Environment, News
WASHINGTON (AP) — Global warming is screwing up nature's intricately timed dinner hour, often making hungry critters and those on...
FILE - In this March 27, 2018, file photo, David Hernandez, left, Genevieve Peters, center, and Jennifer Martinez celebrate after the Orange County Board of Supervisors voted to join the U.S. Department of Justice lawsuit against the State of California's sanctuary cities law (SB54) during their meeting in Santa Ana, Calif. More local governments in California are resisting the state's efforts to resist the Trump administration's immigration crackdown, and political experts see politics at play as Republicans try to fire up voters in a state where the GOP has grown weak. (Jeff Gritchen/The Orange County Register via AP, File)
AP, Justice & Poverty, News
LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. (AP) — The conservative backlash against California's so-called sanctuary law has taken the form of lawsuits and...
Diane Flanagan
Children & Families, Previews
Diane Flanagan, Chief Executive Officer of the Girls Scouts of the Desert Southwest, explains how the organization cultivates leadership skills...
Los Angeles Mayor
AP, Justice & Poverty, News
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Just steps from City Hall's main door, a homeless woman sprawls on a cardboard box spread...
FILE - This Aug. 15, 2017, file photo shows an arrangement of pills of the opioid oxycodone-acetaminophen in New York. Fatal drug overdoses are increasing organ donations, and researchers reported Monday, April 16, 2018, that people who receive those transplants generally fare as well as patients given organs from more traditional donors. (AP Photo/Patrick Sison, File)
AP, Health, News
WASHINGTON (AP) — Fatal drug overdoses are increasing organ donations, and researchers reported Monday that people who receive those transplants...
Nancy Vyskocil from NWMF
Foundations, Previews
Nancy Vyskocil, President of the Northwestern Minnesota Foundation, discusses the importance of supporting small businesses to fuel the economy and...
Teachers Second Jobs
AP, Education, News
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of American schoolteachers work second jobs to boost their income. ...
"Museum of Fine Arts sign" by R. Crap Mariner licensed under CC BY 2.0
Arts, Media & Culture, News
A $450 million campus redevelopment project at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston will expand the museum’s exhibition and program...
John-Smith-Poster-2
Arts, Media & Culture, Previews
John Smith, Director of the Rhode Island School of Design Museum, discusses how students land new opportunities to learn about...
"pollution" by Ernest licensed under CC BY 2.0
Environment, News
A new study in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine found that air pollution, even in smaller...
"give.up." by DeeAshley licensed under CC BY 2.0
Justice & Poverty, News
Nebraska lawmakers passed a bill that would help support human trafficking survivors as they recover from their pasts. ...
Theresa-Eclov-Poster-2
Children & Families, Justice & Poverty, Previews
Theresa Eclov, Executive Director of Faith in Action for Cass County, discusses the role of volunteers and the community in...
"Sad" by Leonid Mamchenkov licensed under CC BY 2.0
Children & Families, Health, News
Based on a new report by Blue Cross Blue Shield, more children ages 18 and under are suffering from a...
"COM SALUD" by COM SALUD Agencia de comunicación licensed under CC BY 2.0
Health, News
A new study found the state where an individual lives has a drastic effect on his or her health. ...
Paul-Welle-Poster-2
Foundations, Previews
Paul Welle, Chairman of the George W. Neilson Foundation, discusses how the foundation supports local nonprofits to meet the needs...

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