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Stories of Success from La Alianza Hispana

“We came to Boston to study. My mother was an elementary school teacher in Puerto Rico and my father was a construction worker. When we arrived in 1968, the only jobs available for my parents were in the factories producing war supplies. My parents worked incredibly hard and struggled with learning English and teaching us English as well. They knew that in order to get ahead and realize their dreams, we all needed better educational…”

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Breaking Free: Ending Domestic Abuse Through Financial Empowerment

Breaking Free: Ending Domestic Abuse Through Financial Empowerment

Domestic violence and financial abuse don’t discriminate. It affects people of all races, genders, religions and income levels — even right in your own community. Odds are, it’s happening to someone you know. If you missed Financial Services Roundtable’s event on October 25, 2017, it’s worth a watch. Over the last 12 years, the Allstate Foundation has propelled more than 1 million victims on the path to safety…

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Washington Update

Fed’s Harker Says Job Training Needed to Boost U.S. Economy (Reuters) October 5, 2017 Business, governments and other organizations should stop looking at job skills training as social welfare and see it instead as a path to better jobs, higher paying wages, and faster growth, a Federal Reserve Policymaker said on Thursday. The remarks were made at a conference on workforce development in Philadelphia. “The U.S. economy succeeds when we back programs that move…

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By the Numbers: Hispanic Women in the Workforce

From the U.S. Department of Labor Blog:

“Each year, the United States recognizes Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 as Hispanic Heritage Month. In recognition of Hispanic women’s significant contributions to the labor force, here are six statistics demonstrating their growing influence as drivers of economic productivity and entrepreneurs.”…

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Contribute to Dollar per Child for #HeadStartAwareness month!

This Head Start Advantage documentary is a great way to convey the importance of Head Start to members of your community. Millions of American children are in need of opportunity for success in life that Head Start provides. Through Dollar per Child, the National Head Start Society (NHSA) ensures that the voices of these children and their families are heard. For more information on…

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SER Robotics Competition

Red Alliance Wins Robotics Championship

SER Sunset competed this weekend at the NTX Tournament of Robots FIRST Robotics Competition – Off-season Event. The teams listed below formed the Red Alliance and they took the Championship at this weekend event.  Twenty-five teams from across Texas and Oklahoma were represented. For more information you can visit www.ntxrobotics.com. Red Alliance…

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SER EHS Team Goes to DC

How exciting… SER EHS attended the Families Unite for Head Start Rally and Hill Day in DC.  The Pennsylvania Head Start Association organized a bus trip for families and staff across the State to travel to the U.S. Capital. They joined people from across the country to make their voices heard by participating in an Early/Head Start spirit rally on Capitol Hill which featured Head Start Ambassadors, Members of Congress,…

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NHLA Stands in Solidarity with Puerto Rico

We Stand with Puerto Rico

  Dear Friends,   It is more important now than ever, for us to call on Congress and the White House to focus seriously on ensuring that the people of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands have access to the basic necessities in the short term and to rebuilding the island in the medium […]

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