Over the past 11 years, United Way's Board Connection has brought together countless professionals seeking meaningful community leadership opportunities with executive directors and board members of nonprofit organizations looking to strengthen their volunteer leadership boards and communities. Register Online today! Location: Seaport Hotel 1 Seaport Lane Boston, MA 02210 read more »
Boston Children’s Museum is pleased to announce that it has received a National Leadership Grant for Museums award from the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). The grant will be used to create the Countdown to Kindergarten Exhibit, a dynamic, innovative public space where parents and educators can see quality early childhood education in action and work together to prepare children for school. read more »
LIVE UNITED began as a simple T-shirt—something individuals could wear to show they are part of a collective of people working to advance the common good. Since then, it has become the beginnings of a much larger movement, a mentality that we are all people, connected, interdependent, united. and that when we reach out a hand to one, we have the power to influence the condition of all. read more »
Boston Mayor | United Way Partner | Champion for Children I Live United by working to ensure Boston’s children have all they need reach their fullest potential. I’ve partnered with United Way to launch Thrive in Five, a new public-private partnership aimed at preventing the achievement gap by promoting school readiness and ensuring the healthy development of Boston’s children.
Open houses, PTA meetings and classroom volunteer opportunities are tried and true ways that schools involve parents in their children's learning. Research shows this participation helps students succeed. But the latest research in child development is also suggesting that learning is enhanced when families are similarly involved in their children's after-school experiences read more »