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Think Big. Shop Big. Shop to Support DC Action for Children

I am probably going to date myself but I vividly remember my first Kate Spade purse! The year was 1998. The signature classic black nylon purse! Since then I have been a huge fan of all things Kate Spade. There are indeed some wonderful perks for being an executive director of a small but mighty organization like DC Action for...

Successful Kick-Off

It was wonderful to see and meet so many of our enthusiastic supporters at our Fall Soiree last week! Thank you so very much for taking the time to support DC Action for Children. With the kick-off of our Friends of DC Action Capital Campaign, we are looking forward to 2014 and to continuing to update you on our work...

Study shows it's good to be a chatterbox

We all talk about quality when it comes to serving our children -- quality education, quality health care, the list goes on -- but when it comes to language development, could it really be more about the quantity rather than the quality of the words you speak?Maybe. A seminal study conducted in Kansas published in 1995 and featured recently on...