High 5

Remembering the visionary architect of Head Start

A great man died last week. Jule Sugarman was 83. A half-century ago, he launched Head Start, a signature effort of President Lyndon Johnson's "War on Poverty" that gave low-income preschoolers an extra boost as they started school through comprehensive early learning wrapped with social services. (Read the obituary in the New York Times .) The question of how to...

Give a High 5 for DC's Kids!

It was a long road to get here, but it was worth the wait. No, I'm not talking about the election -- I'm talking about the launch of DC Action's first social media advocacy campaign, High 5 for DC's Kids! Are you excited? I can't hear you! I said are you excited? Because we certainly are. We have already signed...