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Tina Fey, Cindi Leive and Mayor Cory Booker Celebrate 20 Years of Jumpstart - 04/22/2013

NEW YORK, NY (APRIL 18, 2013) – On April 17, Jumpstart, a national early education organization, brought New York Times best-selling author, acclaimed actress and producer Tina Fey (Bossypants) and Cindi Leive, editor-in-chief, Glamour...

Imari Paris Jeffries Joins Jumpstart as new Senior Vice President of Field Management and Policy - 04/15/2013

MEDIA ALERT: April 15, 2013

WHAT:Jumpstart, a national early education organization based in Boston, announced today the appointment of Imari Paris Jeffries as the new Senior Vice President of Field Management and Policy. In this... Four Mass. Nonprofits Named Among Top 50 in the Country - 04/04/2013

April 4, 2013 - reports on Jumpstart being named one of The NonProfit Time's "Best Nonprofits to Work For."

Four Massachusetts nonprofit organizations, with one having only 15 employees...

Look to the Stars: Tina Fey Gets Ice Cold For Charity - 04/01/2013

April 1, 2013 - Look to the Stars reports on Ben & Jerry's new "Liz Lemon" Greek frozen yogurt, which has been dedicated to Jumpstart thanks to the generous support of Tina Fey.

What’s better than...

The NonProfit Times: Best Nonprofits to Work for 2013 - 04/01/2013

April 1, 2013 - The NonProfit Times has named Jumpstart one of 2013's "Best Nonprofits to Work For."

Read the full article on The NonProfit Times.


Otis by Loren Long Selected as Official Book for Jumpstart’s Read for the Record® 2013 - 03/13/2013

National Campaign Again Brings Attention to Early Education Crisis

BOSTON, MA, March 13, 2012 – Jumpstart and the Pearson Foundation announced today that Penguin’s Otis, by New York Times bestselling author Loren Long, has been...

Jumpstart Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Shari Arison, Global Business Leader and Philanthropist - 03/04/2013

Jumpstart President & CEO, Naila Bolus hosts Founder of Good Deeds Day, Shari Arison, to discuss the importance of “doing good” and her new book, Activate Your Goodness

WHAT: As part of a year-long celebration to commemorate... Boston-based early education nonprofit Jumpstart marks 20th year - 02/07/2013

February 7, 2013 - reports on Jumpstart's new brand identity and 20th Anniversary celebrations.

Jumpstart, a Boston-based early education nonprofit, is rebranding itself as it celebrates its...

Jumpstart Announces 20th Anniversary Celebration and Launches New Brand - 02/04/2013

Early education organization to commemorate 20 years of service to preschool children with year-long celebration and new brand identity

BOSTON, MA, February 4, 2013 – Jumpstart, a national early education organization, in...

Horizonte: Jumpstart in Education - 01/22/2013

January 17, 2013 - Atalaya Sergi, Jumpstart's Senior Program Director, appeared on PBS's Horizonte with José Cárdenas to discuss Jumpstart's expansion into Arizona through an innovative new partnership with Maricopa County Head Start....

The Huffington Post: When Children Start School Behind, They Stay Behind - 01/10/2013

January 10, 2013 - Katey Comerford, Executive Director of Jumpstart in Washington, DC, shares her mission to engage older adults in service to preschool children in low-income neighborhoods through Jumpstart's Community Corps program. ...

The Arizona Republic: Jumpstart for Children - 12/29/2012

December 29, 2012 - The Arizona Republic reports on Jumpstart's new and innovative Head Start partnership in Maricopa County, Arizona.

After leading the busy life of a kindergarten teacher for 33 years,...

Jumpstart DC Receives $40,000 in Funding from Boeing - 12/17/2012

Grant will support innovation in Jumpstart’s proven early education program

WASHINGTON, D.C., December 17, 2012 – Jumpstart, a national early education organization, announced today that it has been selected as a recipient of a $...

Jumpstart’s 2012 Read for the Record® Campaign Succeeds in Breaking World Reading Record - 10/25/2012

National Campaign Breaks the World Record for the Largest Shared Reading Experience and Raises Awareness of the Early Education Crisis

BOSTON, MA, October 25, 2012 – Jumpstart, a national early education non-profit organization,...

Actress Bridget Moynahan Shares Her Support of Jumpstart on MSNBC - 10/09/2012

October 9, 2012: NOW with Alex Wagner on MSNBC: Bridget Moynahan's Other Mission

Bridget Moynahan, star of CBS hit drama Blue Bloods, sat down with Alex Wagner on MSNBC to talk about why she supports Jumpstart and high-quality...

Jumpstart Kicks off 2012 Read for the Record® Campaign - 09/25/2012

National Campaign to Break World Reading Record on October 4 and Raise Awareness of Early Education Crisis

BOSTON, MA, September 25, 2012 – Jumpstart, a national early education    non-profit organization, today announced the...

Jumpstart Announces Ashanti as Celebrity Ambassador for 2012 Read for the Record® Campaign - 09/12/2012

GRAMMY Award Winning and Multi-Platinum Artist to Help Break World Reading Record and Raise Awareness of Early Education Crisis

BOSTON, MA, September 12, 2012 – Jumpstart, a national early education non-profit organization,...

Jumpstart Names Susan Werley Slater New Chief Program Officer - 07/20/2012

BOSTON, MA, July 20, 2012 – Jumpstart, a national early education non-profit organization, announced today the appointment of Susan Werley Slater as the organization’s new Chief Program Officer. For the past ten years, Susan has worked...

Tommy Hilfiger Foundation Provides $1.2 Million in Grant Funding - 07/18/2012

THE TOMMY HILFIGER CORPORATE FOUNDATION TO PROVIDE OVER $1.2 MILLION IN GRANT FUNDING IN THE U.S. FOR 2012The Tommy Hilfiger Corporate Foundation partners with organizations to support autism awareness and research, education, and at risk...

Naila Bolus: 5 Things I've Learned - 07/06/2012

July 6, 2012: San Francisco Chronicle: Pearson Foundation Launches 5 Things I’ve Learned

Pearson Foundation’s new media project “5 Things” that shares personal and practical reflections of public leaders, global researchers,...