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Sustaining a Two-Generation Strategy: A Social Enterprise Opportunity

Original Article: Social Innovations Journal In a volatile funding environment, Diversified Community Services (Diversified) has sought to finance one social innovation with another social innovation. In 2014, the William Penn Foundation granted Diversified $438,000 over 30 months to implement Philadelphia’s first two-generation model. The two-generation model is a new approach to quality early childhood education […]

Kenney Pre-K Initiative Rolls Out This Week

Mayor Kenney made quality Pre-K a main component of his campaign, and on Thursday, he will roll out the first phase of his initiative.

ThinkFest: Otis Bullock Jr. on Solving Generational Poverty

Diversified Community Services does its part, helping parents to find jobs and housing, while offering summer camps and preschool services to children

President Clinton Spotlights HIPPY at the DNC in Philadelphia

HIPPY is a groundbreaking preschool program that partners with parents to prepare their children for success in school, particularly those most at risk because of poverty. President Clinton talks about how Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton brought the HIPPY program to Arkansas 30 years ago.

What Exactly Is ‘High-Quality’ Preschool?

NPR’s new education team set out to unpack those two words and to understand what separates the nation’s best preschool programs from the rest.