Growing up as a Black millennial woman in a predominantly white suburb, the first time I really connected with Black youth—other than the one or two in my classrooms—was in a high school peer mentorship program for Black students. Since then, I have...
November 8, 2019
As a resident of a rural region, I understand the profound strengths and challenges of rural communities.
November 7, 2019
In October 2019, EDC President Dave Offensend and Charter Trustee Bill MacArthur visited two USAID-funded programs being implemented by EDC in Honduras, including De Lectores a Líderes.
November 6, 2019
With fall in full swing, EDC's Cindy Hoisington offers three quick, fun science activities to try at home.
October 28, 2019
My colleagues and I recently published a study in the white paper Social Media, Cyberbullying, and Mental Health: A Comparison of Adolescents With and Without Disabilities . The study found that students with disabilities are almost twice as likely to experience cyberbullying compared to students without disabilities.
October 24, 2019
Every year, the Afterschool Alliance leads afterschool programs and champions across the U.S. in celebrating the vital role that afterschool programs play in keeping kids safe, inspiring them to learn, and helping working families.
October 23, 2019
As a co-convener of the National Consortium on Preventing Law Enforcement Suicide, EDC is working in partnership with the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and others to develop the first-ever set of national recommendations to prevent officer suicide.
October 21, 2019
In our digital society, critically evaluating media is vital to meaningful participation in democratic institutions.
October 17, 2019
The National Youth Summit showcases the ways in which empowered youth drive their employment path forward and honors partnerships with local and central governments, private sectors, civil society organizations, and other partners.
October 10, 2019
In commemoration of World Mental Health Day (October 10), it is vital that the global community commit to addressing mental health care needs in ways that align with the evidence we have on effective approaches.