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A Time for Reflection

BY JAMES W. HORNE, JR., DECEMBER 2018

We hope that this time of year brings joy and reflection for all the blessing you've received in 2018.  READ MORE

 

January 2019: Extending Family Services to Families Affected by the Government Shutdown

May 2018: Repairing the Social Safety Net

March 2018: Improving the Quality of Life

January 2018: The Fierce Urgency of Now: Answering Dr. King's Call

 

 

Dr. King’s “Beloved Community”is a

Road We Must Continue to Forge

BY JAMES W. HORNE, JR., JANUARY 18, 2017

Fundamental to the concept of being in a “Beloved

Community”is its inclusive nature, both economic and social.  

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Education

Comcast and United Way of Greater Union County Computer Essentials Initiative: Learning The Basics

BY JAMES HORNE,  AUGUST 15 2016

As the world’s largest privately funded nonprofit organization, the United Way has been an important change-agent in the lives of people across the globe.

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Education

Organizations Like Women’s Leadership Council Are The Best Advocates for Issues Facing Young Children

BY JAMES HORNE,  MAY 15 2016

The Science of Early Childhood Development, by Jack P. Shonkoff and Deborah Phillips, their analysis states, “All children are born wired for feelings and ready to learn.”

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Education

Youth Employment Obstacles: Why not get a job? When challenges are not often obvious

BY JAMES HORNE,  APRIL 15 2016

With an aging workforce population and a booming economy, one may think there are many new and promising opportunities for those seeking employment. 

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Education

Schools Adapting to Poverty in the 21st Century

BY JAMES HORNE,  AUGUST 15 2015

Students who drop out of school are more likely to be living in poverty.  We know this as evidence by countless research and also by our own assessments. Furthermore, in lieu of school, youth usually opt for a low-wage job to try to satisfy their material wants but more for their basic needs.

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Education

Young People Bringing the Noise to the Political Season

BY JAMES HORNE,  OCTOBER 26 2015

The Hall of Fame baseball player, Jackie Robinson, once said, “A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.”

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Education

Saluting Hispanic Heritage: Enriching the American Fabric and Way of Life

BY JAMES HORNE,  SEPTEMBER 15 2015

In 2013, President Obama presented writer, Julia Alvarez, with the National Medal of the Arts. Although she was born in the United States, three-month old infant Julia migrated with her family back to their native land

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