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Josh Duhamel Joins Board of National Early Education Nonprofit - 09/08/2016

 Actor Joins Jumpstart in an Effort to Help Prepare All Children for Kindergarten BOSTON, MA - September 8, 2016 – Jumpstart, a national early education organization that prepares children from low-income communities for kindergarten,...

California Health Report: How uniting kids, elders helps both - 07/19/2016

 July 18, 2016 - It’s a solution for two problems at once: children desperately need mentors to guide them, and isolated seniors yearn for more connection and meaning. The growing intergenerational activities movement received a powerful...

Jumpstart Awarded Over $7.0 Million in AmeriCorps Grants - 07/06/2016

On July 15, 2016, The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) announced the awarding of $402 million in AmeriCorps grants, including over $7.0 million that will go towards supporting over 3,500 Jumpstart Corps members in...

Random House Children’s Books Announced as Official Publisher for Jumpstart’s Read for the Record® Day - 06/16/2016

Random House Children’s Books Announced as Official Publisher for Jumpstart’s Read for the Record® Day Children’s Book Publisher Unites with National Early Education Organization to Highlight the Importance of High-Quality Education for...

Massnonprofitnews: Jumpstart Gala Raises $663K to Support Child Literacy - 05/25/2016

     May 19, 2016 — Jumpstart, a national nonprofit based in Boston that recruits and trains college students and community Corps members to serve preschool children in low-income neighborhoods, announced that its recent annual gala raised...

Jumpstart Welcomes Grady Burnett to its National Board of Directors - 05/19/2016

Former Facebook Executive Joins National Early Education NonprofitJumpstart Welcomes Grady Burnett, President and COO of HackerRank, to its National Board of Directors

BOSTON, MA. – MAY, 19, 2016 – Jumpstart, a national early...

Jumpstart Expands Programming to Worcester, MA - 12/07/2015

WORCESTER, MA (DECEMBER 7, 2015) – On Thursday, December 3rd, 2015, Jumpstart officially launched a new site in Worcester, MA with the support of Worcester State University, the United Way of Central Massachusetts, the Massachusetts...

Jumpstart President and CEO, Naila Bolus, Selected for Prestigious Pahara-Aspen Education Fellows Program - 07/08/2015

BOSTON, MA (JULY 7, 2015) – Naila Bolus, Jumpstart’s President and Chief Executive Officer, was recently named to the Fall 2015 cohort of the Pahara-Aspen Education Fellows Program, a highly selective, two-year program that engages...

Jumpstart Recognized As a Partner in Commitments to Action Announced at CGI America 2015 - 06/15/2015

On June 9, 2015, at the fifth Clinton Global Initiative (America) (CGI) Meeting held in Denver, CO, Jumpstart was among several organizations and initiatives to be named as a partner in CGI’s Commitments to Action, a program that...

News Corp and Jumpstart Partner to Expand Jumpstart’s Programs and Impact - 06/03/2015

Global diversified media company makes a multi-year commitment to support Jumpstart

BOSTON, MA (JUNE 3, 2015) – Jumpstart, a national early education organization, announced today that News Corp, a global, diversified media and...

Jumpstart and Candlewick Press Annouce Partnership - 04/28/2015

Jumpstart and Candlewick Press Partner to Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Jumpstart's Read for the Record®

National Early Education Organization and Children’s Book Publisher Join Global Movement to Shine a Spotlight on the...

Jumpstart Awarded 2015 CyberAlert PR Grant - 02/23/2015

Jumpstart among 18 nonprofits to receive grant for a full-year of free media monitoring services

 

Boston, MA (February 18, 2015) – Jumpstart, a national early education organization, is honored to announce...

Obama’s views on race anchored on US capacity to change - 01/20/2015

President Obama participated in a literacy service project at the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Washington, D.C., to mark the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Monday. Washington - During racially tense moments that have beset the...

Jumpstart Names Abby R. Weiss as New Chief Program Officer - 12/17/2014

Former Associate Director of the Education Redesign Lab at Harvard Graduate Schoolof Education Joins Jumpstart 

Jumpstart, a national early education organization, announces the appointment of Abby R. Weiss as the organization’s new...

issuu and Jumpstart Partner to Bring Jumpstart’s Read for the Record® to Digital Readers Around the Globe - 10/16/2014

October 16, 2014 - Leading digital reading platform, issuu, will make “Bunny Cakes” by Rosemary Wells available for anyone to access free-of-charge online and on mobile...

Huffington Post Parents: The Missing Piece: Discovering the Joy in Parent-Child Reading - 10/14/2014

October 10, 2014 - Members of Jumpstart's National Early Eduation Council (NEEC) discuss the importance of parent-child relationships in early education. 

How can we help parents value their role...

Actor Josh Duhamel Announced as Celebrity Ambassador for Jumpstart’s 9th Annual Read for the Record® Campaign - 06/11/2014

BOSTON, MA (JUNE 11, 2014) – Duhamel Joins Jumpstart in an Effort to Break World Reading Record and Raise Awareness of Early Education Crisis Jumpstart, a national early education non-profit organization, today announced TV and film actor...

Jumpstart Annual Event Raises $756K, Beating Goal by 51% - 06/04/2014

June 3, 2014 — Jumpstart, a national nonprofit based in Boston that trains college students and community volunteers to serve preschool-age children in low-income neighborhoods, which aimed to raise $500,000 at its recent annual...

Pinkerton Supports Comprehensive Literacy Initiative in South Jamaica, Queens - 05/29/2014

The Pinkerton Foundation recently awarded nearly $1.2 million in grants to support and coordinate a new Neighborhood Literacy Initiative in South Jamaica Queens. The Initiative is a comprehensive community-based pilot program designed...

Aging Today: Jumpstart literacy program a lifeline for one elder volunteer - 04/15/2014

April 2014 - The March-April 2014 issue of "Aging Today" features the story of Jumpstart 73-year-old Community Corps member Carleaner McKinney and how the program saved her, physically and emotionally.

Los Angeles, CA- Carleaner...

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