Tag Archives: Children

A New Day for Data: How Promise Neighborhoods Are Transforming Lives

Promise Neighborhood in Indianola, MS.
Administered by the US Department of Education, Promise Neighborhoods take a place-based, data-driven approach to ensuring the long-term success of children, families, and neighborhoods. Here the Urban Institute shares the stories of three Promise Neighborhoods that are using data to transform lives. Read more... Read more

Kaboom! Play Everywhere Challenge

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​Science and common sense agree: Kids need play to grow up healthy, resilient and ready for life. But across the U.S. – especially in cities – too many children miss out on the chance to play because of where they live, where they come from or how much their families earn. Play is just too important to a healthy childhood for any kid to be left out. That’s why Kaboom! is hosting the Play Everywhere Challenge: to help cities create... Read more