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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...

Afro: Howard University and Jumpstart to Host Educational Fair for Low-Income Students - 03/27/2014

WASHINGTON, DC — Howard University in partnership with Jumpstart, a national non-profit educational organization, will host the 12th annual “Jumpstart for a Day,” an interactive learning fair focused on serving low-income preschool age...

The Courant: New Britain Trying 'Jumpstart' To Help Preschoolers - 02/12/2014

NEW BRITAIN — As part of the drive to improve student performance with more early intervention, low-income preschoolers in Head Start are getting coaching in literacy from Central Connecticut State University students.The Jumpstart...

Bridget Moynahan, Star of CBS’ Blue Bloods, Joins Jumpstart’s National Board of Directors - 12/03/2013

BOSTON, MA (DECEMBER 3, 2013) – Jumpstart, a national early childhood education organization, announced today the appointment of actress Bridget Moynahan to its board of directors. Moynahan will join a group of high-level business...

Parents: The Giving Season - 11/18/2013

November 18, 2013 - The December 2013 issue of Parents features Jumpstart as one of eight notable children's charities worth supporting during the holidays.

On the first day that Ethan Peritz...

Jumpstart Welcomes David Humphrey to its National Board of Directors - 10/29/2013

BOSTON, MA (OCTOBER 29, 2013) – Jumpstart, a national early childhood education organization, announced the appointment of David W. Humphrey to its national board of directors. Humphrey will join a team of business leaders,...

Jumpstart’s 8th Annual Read for the Record® Campaign Breaks World Reading Record - 10/25/2013

National Campaign Fosters Largest Shared Reading Experience and Raises Awareness of the Importance of Early Education

BOSTON, MA (OCTOBER 25, 2013) – Jumpstart, a national early education non-profit organization, today announced...

Glamour: Why I’m Running the New York City Marathon (It’s Not Just Because I Like Pain) - 10/08/2013

October 8, 2013 - Cindi Leive, Editor-in-Chief of Glamour shares why she's running the 2013 New York City Marathon in support of Jumpstart.

It takes a lot to motivate me to go 26.2 miles. (Frankly...

Despierta América: La importancia de la educación pre-escolar de tus hijos - 10/07/2013

October 7, 2013 - As part of "La Semana de la Educación" on Univision, Christine Manley, Jumpstart's Senior Site Manager for Los Angeles Community Corps, appeared on Despierta América to share Jumpstart's early childhood education...

Education Nation: "What it Takes: A Great Start" - 10/07/2013

October 7, 2013 - Reka Keller, a Jumpstart Corps member from American University, appeared at the Education Nation Summit to participate in "What it Takes: A Great Start," a panel discussion on the importance of access to high-quality...

The TODAY Show: Jumpstart's Read for the Record with Tiffani Thiessen - 10/03/2013

October 3, 2013 - Tiffani Thiessen, star of USA's White Collar and Jumpstart's Read for the Record celebrity ambassador, shared her love of reading and support of Jumpstart on the TODAY Show on NBC.

Jumpstart Celebrates 8th Annual Read for the Record® - 10/02/2013

Jumpstart’s Record-breaking Campaign Brings Attention to Early Education Crisis

NEW YORK, NY (OCTOBER 2, 2013) – Jumpstart’s Read for the Record, presented in partnership with the Pearson Foundation, will take place in schools,...

Mark Reilly Joins Jumpstart as Executive Director of the Northeast Region - 07/15/2013

BOSTON, MA, July 15, 2013

WHAT:Jumpstart, a national early education organization based in Boston, announced today the appointment of Mark Reilly as the new Executive Director of the Northeast region. In this role, Mark will be...

Jumpstart Welcomes Lorie Almon and Kim Jasmin to its National Board of Directors - 07/10/2013

BOSTON, MA, July 10, 2013 – Jumpstart, a national early childhood education organization, announced today the appointment of Lorie Almon and Kim Jasmin to its board of directors. Almon and Jasmin will join a team of business leaders,...

Tiffani Thiessen Announced as Celebrity Ambassador for Jumpstart’s 8th Annual Read for the Record® Campaign - 05/20/2013

Actress and star of USA’s White Collar to Help Break World Reading Record and Raise Awareness of Early Education Crisis

BOSTON, MA (MAY 20, 2013) – Jumpstart, a national early education non-profit organization, announced today...

Tom Brokaw Celebrates Twenty Years of Jumpstart - 05/13/2013

Scribbles to Novels Event Will Feature Notable Authors and Honor Franklin Templeton Investments and CEO Gregory E. Johnson

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (MAY 13, 2013) – On Thursday evening, Jumpstart, a national early education organization...

Elizabeth Winograd Joins Jumpstart as Executive Director of the Northern California Region - 05/10/2013

May 10, 2013

WHAT:Jumpstart, a national early education organization based in Boston, announced today the appointment of Elizabeth Winograd as the new Executive Director of the Northern California region. In this role, Elizabeth...

Dinaw Mengestu Joins Award-winning Authors at Jumpstart’s Scribbles to Novels Event - 05/08/2013

Annual Event Will Commemorate Jumpstart’s 20th Anniversary

WHAT:As part of a year-long celebration to commemorate two decades of service to preschool children in low-income neighborhoods, Jumpstart, a national early education...

David Gergen Joins Award-winning Authors at Jumpstart’s Scribbles to Novels Event - 05/02/2013

Annual Event Will Commemorate Jumpstart’s 20th Anniversary and Honor Robert Small, Managing Director of Berkshire Partners

BOSTON, MA (MAY 2, 2013) – Tonight, Jumpstart, a national early education organization, will host its...

Tina Fey, Cindi Leive and Mayor Cory Booker Celebrate 20 Years of Jumpstart - 04/22/2013

NEW YORK, NY (APRIL 18, 2013) – On April 17, Jumpstart, a national early education organization, brought New York Times best-selling author, acclaimed actress and producer Tina Fey (Bossypants) and Cindi Leive, editor-in-chief, Glamour...

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