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Power of Partnerships

Nearly five years ago, United Way partnered with the School District of Philadelphia‘s newly formed Office of Strategic Partnerships to help create vibrant environments where...

Read Across America Week sends Second Quarter for Literacy into overtime

To win any game, you need more than a single solid play. You need a training program to build on the strengths of each player,...

Ready to get off the sidelines?

Every chapter of a child’s life is worth cheering for. And when we fight for youth success, we empower the next generation of learners, leaders...

First Quarter for Literacy with Chris Long

At United Way, we’re working to end intergenerational poverty—and fighting for youth success is a critical strategy in empowering more families, for this generation and...

Fueled for Success

Pencils, erasers, notebooks, markers. Back to school season is upon us, and parents everywhere are checking all the necessary supplies off their children’s list. But...

Pre-K works, so why not in PA?

In a study comparing 30 states, Pennsylvania ranked 18th in investing in high-quality, publicly funded Pre-K. Research shows that quality early childhood education improves long-term...

Read to Succeed: Supporting Students from Chapter One

Just how important is the ability to read on grade level by the end of third grade? The reality is that reading success at the...