Weekly Huddle Roundup, February 17, 2015

Weekly Huddle Roundup, February 17, 2015

February 17, 2015   

Dear Colleague,

This week’s news from the Network Communities Support Center includes:

  • This week’s Bright Spot highlights the planning process for Tacoma, Washington’s Read Across America Day celebration. Read more on the Huddle. To nominate a community as a Bright Spot, email Betsy Rubiner at brubiner@gradelevelreading.net. Self-nominations are encouraged!
  • A new article in the Huddle’s Current Events section from the New York Times explores the emergence of the "parent agenda" and the likelihood of issues like child care and paid parental/family leave being addressed during the 2016 presidential election. Join the discussion!
  • It may be winter, but it’s not too early to think about summer meals. PublicCEO has five practical ideas for how to promote access to summer meals in your community. Read more on the Huddle.
  • The GLR Campaign’s national Funder-to-Funder Huddle will be held April 23-24, prior to the Council on Foundations Annual Conference in San Francisco. The F2F Huddle is a great opportunity to meet other funders in the grade-level reading space, share challenges and successes, learn from and with each other, and collectively drive toward bigger, stronger and better results. Read more on the Huddle.



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