Month: June 2015

Invest In US Spends the Day Reading and Playing with NBA Superstar Steve Nash -

Yesterday Invest In US had the incredible opportunity to spend the afternoon with former NBA superstar Steve Nash, who, with his family, founded the Steve Nash Foundation to assist underserved children in their health, personal development, education and enjoyment of life. The Steve Nash Foundation focuses its resources on underserved populations of children across the United States and Canada, and around the world. Areas of focus include early … Read More

Senate Appropriations Subcommittee Identifies Early Childhood Education as a Policy Priority -

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 24, 2015 Charles Joughin | cjoughin@ffyf.org | 202-730-0249 Senate Appropriations Subcommittee Identifies Early Childhood Education as a Policy Priority   WASHINGTON – The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education and Related Agencies yesterday approved a $153.2 billion budget proposal for fiscal year 2016, including bipartisan measures to increase or sustain funding for core early childhood programs. Yesterday, the … Read More

House Appropriations Committee Recognizes Importance of Investing in Early Childhood Education -

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 17, 2015 Charles Joughin | cjoughin@ffyf.org | 202-730-0249 House Appropriations Committee Recognizes Importance of Investing in Early Childhood Education  “If we have a deal down the road, early childhood is a place I would be looking to add more.” – Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK), Subcommittee Chairman  WASHINGTON – Today the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health, Human Services and Education marked up its budget proposal … Read More