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Changing the Odds for Children

Changing the Odds for Children

“There is a difference between helping children beat the odds and actually changing the odds for all kids.” Karen Pittman of the Forum for Youth Investment made that powerful statement at the beginning of her keynote address at the 

By: Shira Markoff
11/17/2017

The 1:1 Fund Website is Among Five Outstanding Low-Budget Websites

We couldn't think of a more exciting way to start 2014 than to have our new website recognized by The Nonprofit Times as "outstanding."

By: Kristin Lawton
01/2/2014

A Powerful Moment in the Children's Saving Story

A Powerful Moment in the Children's Saving Story

A couple of weeks ago, WNET’s Need to Know feature on the Mississippi College Savings Account Program, one of two 1:1 Fund pilot sites, aired nationally on PBS. Recently, we spoke with Ernestine Bilbrew, VP of Program Development for the Mississippi Community Financial Access Coalition (MCFAC), to hear how the Need to Know segment impacted her and the MS College Savings Account Program.

By: Michael Chasnow
05/10/2013

Op-Ed: Bipartisan Bill Invests in Next Generation

Op-Ed: Bipartisan Bill Invests in Next Generation

EDITOR'S NOTE: This op-ed by CFED President Andrea Levere and Opportunity Nation Executive Director Mark Edwards originally appeared on Politico, and you can read it here.

By: Andrea Levere
05/8/2013