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(image) GROTON, Mass., Oct. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Ally Financial and BraunAbility joined together to donate a wheelchair-accessible vehicle to a student and his family during Groton-Dunstable High School's last football game of the season today. Inspired by the family's story, Ally and...
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:25:00 EDT
(image) ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- "The Thief of Always," a book trailer short film directed by Matt Killian of The Digital Arts and Visual Effects (DAVE) School, has been nominated for two Suncoast Regional EMMY® Awards and will be featured at the Orlando Film Festival....
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:26:00 EDT
(image) ATLANTA, Oct. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is announcing the availability of about $70 million in supplemental funding to states, cities, and territories to support continued efforts to protect Americans from Zika virus....
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:04:00 EDT
(image) LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Supporters of the Los Angeles Youth Network (LAYN) gathered on October 8 at Skyline 204 in Hollywood to recognize community and advocacy leaders for their commitment and unwavering service to foster, homeless and LGBT youth. The...
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 10:00:00 EDT
(image) WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Office of Justice Programs' (OJP) National Institute of Justice (NIJ), today released "The Future of Youth Justice: A Community-Based Alternative to the Youth Prison Model," a report providing recommendations for creating...
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:06:00 EDT
(image) CHEVY CHASE, Md., Oct. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National 4-H Council announced it has been awarded a grant from the Walmart Foundation for $2,500,000 to deliver 4-H Healthy Living experiences under the Youth Voice: Youth Choice program. The 2016-2017 grant expands Youth...
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:30:00 EDT
(image) CORRALITOS, Calif., Oct. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of the United Nations Universal Children's Day, Six Seconds, the Emotional Intelligence Network, will sponsor a global event focusing on the well being of children. With so many children facing challenging odds, whether they are...
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 07:26:00 EDT
(image) NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team of expert surgical and medical providers at the Children's Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM) have separated thirteen-month-old craniopagus twin boys Jadon and Anias McDonald. Craniopagus twins are joined at the head. This is the first...
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:48:00 EDT
(image) SEATAC, Wash., Oct. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- A group of 97 students from Lincoln High School in Tacoma, WA, returned home yesterday after an 11-day trip to China at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping. President Xi invited the students in September 2015 when he toured...
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:46:00 EDT
(image) WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs is convening a panel of experts and government officials to discuss recent research in developmental psychology, the current youth prison model and community-based programs that...
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:12:00 EDT
(image) CHICAGO, Oct. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizons for Youth, an educational non-profit serving low-income youth founded by Benet Academy alumni will celebrate its 25th year anniversary at an event tonight at Clara's Restaurant in Woodridge, Illinois. The non-profit, which enables children...
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:54:00 EDT
(image) FAIRFIELD, Conn., Oct. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Save the Children's search and rescue ship, the Vos Hestia, is returning to Italy with more than 200 refugees and migrants rescued in two separate operations off the North African coast. Sadly, among them are the bodies of five...
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:15:00 EDT
(image) COS COB, Conn., Oct. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment announces a new television series Project Dad, a Chicken Soup for the Soul Original, which follows three celebrity dads as they step out of the spotlight and into the role of "mom" for 48 hours. The...
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:38:00 EDT
(image) NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CogniFit, key vendor in the global K-12 testing and assessment market, introduces CogniFit for Education, a new web-portal for teachers to assess, train, and monitor cognitive skills involved in the learning processes. The CogniFit for...
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:18:00 EDT
(image) WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Community and business leaders, policy makers, students, parents, educators and others are coming together at schools, carnivals, state capitals, science museums, parks and other venues today to show their support for afterschool...
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:17:00 EDT
(image) PLEASANT GROVE, Utah, Oct. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Many teachers and parents are faced with the challenging task of motivating children to read, sometimes with little success. But, with a great amount of creativity and the motivation of their students' success, the teachers of the...
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:00:00 EDT
(image) HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As a means of addressing safe driving among teenagers and in recognition of Governor Tom Wolf's proclamation of Teen Driver Safety Week October 16 – 22, PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards hosted an online Teen Driver Safety...
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:19:00 EDT
(image) W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Oct. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- After diligent collaboration over five years, hundreds of leading experts in and advocates for toy safety have completed a major revision to one of the world's most respected and widely used toy safety standards. The updated standard...
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:00:00 EDT
(image) LOS ANGELES, Oct. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The St. Baldrick's Foundation, the largest private funder of childhood cancer research grants, awarded Sam Behjati, Ph.D., BMBCh the first-ever international St. Baldrick's Foundation Robert J. Arceci Innovation Award at today's...
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:58:00 EDT
(image) DUBLIN, Ohio, Oct. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Wendy's® High School Heisman® continues to honor high school seniors who never settle, dig deeper and reach higher by announcing the male and female State Winners from the West/Southwest region. Competing against hundreds of other student at...