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America’s Promise Bulletin


America’s Promise Bulletin

March 19, 2015

Building a GradNation Executive Brief

The Building a Grad Nation Executive Brief highlights the national high school graduation rate trends, depicting the progress being made across states and student subgroups. The brief also provides evidence of the benefits gained by earning a high school diploma, underscoring the significance of getting students to and through this critical juncture. Authored by Civic Enterprises and the Everyone Graduates Center at Johns Hopkins University, the brief lays the foundation for the comprehensive annual Building a Grad Nation report forthcoming in May 2015. Read more
America’s Promise Youth Board and Trustees’ positions available now
America’s Promise Alliance is seeking young leaders (16-22 years old) to serve on our Board of Directors and our Trustees. One person will be selected for each leadership body and will attend meetings in Washington, DC act as a full voting member of the board of trustees and play a valuable role in our strategic direction. Apply now!
Promise Night 2015
What do Sen. Lamar Alexander, Wes Moore, At&T CEO Randall Stevens, and Beatrice and Anthony Welters have in common? Find out on April 15, when we celebrate the rich legacy of America’s Promise Alliance and honor five exemplary Americans who are helping us extend the Promise of America to all young Americans. Learn more.
Funding Opportunities
The following grants and funding opportunities are currently accepting applicants. These grants are not offered through America’s Promise Alliance, but they each relate to our Five Promises. If you have questions about these opportunities, please follow the links provided in each item.
ICYMI: From our GradNation blog 

GradNation community summits are happening across 100 communities nationwide! Leaders from businesses, civic organizations, non-profits, local government, public schools, higher education, foundations and faith-based organizations are joining with parents and young people to develop a blueprint to accelerate progress. Learn more!
Upcoming GradNation Community Summits
Phoenix, Ariz. – April 10
Salt Lake City, Utah – April 11
Stockton, Calif. – April 11
Hartford, C – April 16
Little Rock, A – April 22