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Child Literacy: Why All San Diegans Should Be Invested

By |2021-04-13T12:40:10-07:00March 25th, 2021|Categories: Early Childhood Success|

Child Literacy: Why All San Diegans Should Be Invested Literacy is the ability to read and write, fundamental skills children will use to accomplish their schoolwork as well as for basic life skills. Unfortunately, not everyone starts with a level playing field. Kids with highly-involved parents, access to books, and more, are at

UWSD’s Strategy for the Future, EDICT 2030, Aims to Reduce Disparities 

By |2021-03-31T11:37:04-07:00November 12th, 2020|Categories: Early Childhood Success, Family Stability, Youth Success|

UWSD's Strategy for the Future, EDICT 2030, Aims to Reduce Disparities This year, we have been celebrating the 100 year anniversary of United Way of San Diego County. 100 years is epic, particularly in a world where changes happen by the hour. What hasn’t changed is our commitment to ensuring that every

Every Student, Every Day Intern Stories: When Safe Space Shuts Down, Who Takes Attendance?

By |2020-04-13T16:50:47-07:00April 15th, 2020|Categories: Early Childhood Success|

Every Student, Every Day Intern Stories: When Safe Space Shuts Down, Who Takes Attendance? Staying hopeful for Every Student, Every Day “I was drawn to United Way’s Every Student, Every Day initiative because of the level of autonomy it provided,” said Charitee Fereti, when asked about her decision to join the cohort

Every Student, Every Day Intern Stories: The Trials And Triumphs Of Five-Year-Old Twins

By |2020-04-02T02:23:53-07:00March 26th, 2020|Categories: Early Childhood Success|

Every Student, Every Day Intern Stories: The Trials And Triumphs Of Five-Year-Old Twins When Cindy and Max came onto his caseload, Kevin Valle, United Way’s Every Student, Every Day (ESED) intern at Vista La Mesa Academy in Lemon Grove, discovered one reason why the five-year-old twins weren’t in school: their family lacked reliable transportation. That was only one issue contributing to their chronic absence. By

Centennial Read Across America

By |2020-04-02T15:59:53-07:00March 16th, 2020|Categories: Centennial, Early Childhood Success, Volunteer|

Centennial Read Across America "I really enjoyed volunteering with United Way for Read Across America. I think it's an amazing program to participate in because it highlights the importance of community and youth engagement, as well as the valuable habit of reading. Overall, it was a great time, and I can't wait

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