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School Readiness and Portland Empowered

  Starting Strong is proud to support the work of Portland Empowered as one strategy towards greater parent engagement. Emily Thielman of Portland Empowered shares her thoughts after the  first cohort of early childhood Parent Ambassadors complete their training. 

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Portland ConnectED and Starting Strong – An Interview with Jennifer Burns

Jennifer Burns came to United Way of Greater Portland in 2014 as the Project Director for Starting Strong; she currently serves as Community Impact Senior Director, Education.  In this role she works with the Greater Portland community to

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Partner of the Month: Laurie Mack of Northeast Hearing and Speech

Laurie Mack is a Speech-Language Pathologist and the Executive Director of Northeast Hearing & Speech (NHS). She has been a consultant for the Early Reading First Program with the Muskie School of Public Service at USM, and is a Hanen

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Starting Strong to begin Talking is Teaching campaign

The importance of early childhood literacy cannot be emphasized enough. With evidence that many children are falling behind, joint nationwide efforts are being done to close what is called the thirty-million word gap. By way of Too Small to

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Partner Highlight: Portland Housing Authority

If you have ever walked through a Portland Housing Authority (PHA) site, likely you have seen a room with a computer, art hanging on the walls, and tables ready to use. Known as the study center, the area

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