Celebrating 25 Years of Putting Children First

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Jumpstart Honors Tina Fey as Part of 25th Anniversary Celebration

Jumpstart is excited to announce that Tina Fey has accepted the nomination as one of Jumpstart’s 25 Faces and shared her thoughts on how early literacy has played a role in her life. Gayle King interviewing Tina Fey at Jumpstart's Scribbles to Novels gala in New York in 2012. “At a time when everyone loves to argue, the importance of Jumpstart’s mission is inarguably important. Reading shapes our imaginations and opens our minds to the world

Jumpstart Sets Vision for Continuing the Advancement of Educational Equity as It Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Recognizes Key Champions with the Launch of 25 Faces of Jumpstart Campaign BOSTON, February 28, 2019 — Jumpstart, a national early education organization, is celebrating 25 years of providing language, literacy, and social-emotional programming for preschool children from underserved communities. To kick off the celebration, the organization launched the 25 Faces of Jumpstart campaign, recognizing individuals who have made significant contributions that shaped the growth and advancement of the organization throughout its 25-year history. What started in 1994 as a pilot tutoring program out

Jumpstart’s Founders

“It has always been about the mission. It has always been about making real change happen for children and for families.” Throughout 2019, in honor of Jumpstart’s 25th Anniversary, we will be highlighting 25 Faces of Jumpstart. This campaign celebrates the wide variety of people who have played a major role in Jumpstart’s history — our founders, volunteers from Jumpstart’s past, Jumpstart children and their families, influential donors and supporters, and more. We cannot wait to share their stories with you


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