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2014-01-23 08:28:00

Marian Wright Edelman Calls on the President to End Child Poverty WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Children's Defense Fund (CDF) released a new report, The State of America's Children 2014, showing for the first time the majority of children in America under two are now children of color. One in three of them is poor. The youngest most vulnerable children of all races and ethnicities are the poorest age group. Over 1 in 4 infants, toddlers and preschoolers --...

2014-01-23 04:20:55

- One in four have not had enough money for food; one in ten have lost their homes CHICAGO, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- While the job market is showing signs of improvement, one segment of the workforce is feeling the sting of a slower-than-expected recovery more so than others: the long-term unemployed. Thirty percent of workers who were previously employed full time and who have been out of work for 12 months or longer said they haven't had a single job interview since they became...

2014-01-17 23:03:11

Hound.com gives a compelling reason for the U.S economy to uphold positive hopes in 2014 by posting jobs directly from the employer websites. Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 The unemployment rate has dropped to lowest-ever at 6.7%, down from the previous rate of 7%, the Bureau of Labor Statistics report that U.S employers added only 74,000 jobs in December, this was published in a recent report by theblaze.com. The most noteworthy fact is that people, who have given up looking for...

2014-01-16 23:24:03

Literacy First, Catapult Learning’s comprehensive three-year literacy framework for schools and school districts, has been recognized for making a positive difference in education as a winner of District Administration magazine's "Readers' Choice Top 100 Products" for 2013. Camden, NJ (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Literacy First, Catapult Learning’s comprehensive three-year literacy framework for schools and school districts, has been recognized for making a positive...

2014-01-15 23:01:04

Julian Omidi and Dr. Michael Omidi, cofounders of No More Poverty, are pleased with recent accomplishments of the United Nations and its government and organizational partners in helping the world’s poor. (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 In 2000 the United Nations introduced goals for international social and economic development and the 2013 status report tells of great progress toward achieving these goals. No More Poverty and cofounders Julian Omidi and Dr. Michael Omidi are delighted with...

2014-01-14 12:26:04

Regional ManpowerGroup leaders Address Human Capital and Unemployment Challenges at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting MILWAUKEE, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN), the world leader in innovative workforce solutions and World Economic Forum (WEF) strategic partner, will next week join the world's business and political leaders at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, to discuss the impact of shifting demographics,skills mismatches,...

2014-01-13 23:21:26

ProAm to reward over $8,000 in cash and prizes; enter an original film between January 13th and March 16th to win cash and ProAm products for you and your school. Piedmont, SC (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 ProAm USA, a manufacturer of production equipment for film and video enthusiasts and professionals, today announced its 2014 International Student Film Competition. Designed to encourage budding filmmakers, the competition is free to enter and open to students currently enrolled in...

2014-01-13 08:27:12

- Dept. of Education, Dept. of Health, Florida Blue and Community Volunteers Help Bring Celebration to Students - TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of the Florida Department of Education's 6th annual Celebrate Literacy Week, volunteers and teachers from around the state will introduce the comic book "Iron Man and Habit Heroes" to Florida students. Celebrate Literacy Week, Florida! is an annual event during which students, teachers, administrators, parents and...

2014-01-13 08:26:12

Medical and Wellness Pioneer Dr. Myron Wentz to Fund Meals for Malnourished Children LOS ANGELES, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Children's Hunger Fund has partnered with microbiologist and immunologist Dr. Myron Wentz to fund "Cargo of Hope," a new initiative to deliver life-sustaining nutrition to orphans and malnourished children around the globe. These food shipments will provide a minimum of 11 million meals for hungry children in villages and slum communities, as...

2014-01-07 23:28:15

John Westman's book The Top Ten Best Selling Tips of All Time uses proven approaches that help you persuade people to buy your products, services, and ideas. These tips can be used by professionals and politicians who want to influence the behavior and thinking of other people. Boston, MA (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 The most effective, proven selling tips are now easy to access and practice in John Westman's book Top Ten Selling Tips of All Time. This book is designed to help people...