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CPCD breakfast to help poverty-stricken children

One in six children in El Paso County lives in poverty, according to the U.S. Census, and Colorado has one of the fastest-growing poverty rates in the country. In 1965, President Lyndon Johnson launched Project Head Start, and 100,000 children were enrolled throughout the U.S. In Colorado Springs, the late Sidney H. Berg directed the… Continue Reading CPCD breakfast to help poverty-stricken children

CPCD’s Landis-Tyson seeks to fill seats

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CPCD’s Landis-Tyson seeks to fill seats

Noreen Landis-Tyson directs the former Community Partnership for Child Development, now called CPCD … giving children a head start. Landis-Tyson and the organization say a seat in the classroom now means a place in the community later as an employed, productive citizen. CPCD finds better results from working with two generations at the same time,… Continue Reading CPCD’s Landis-Tyson seeks to fill seats

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Budget cuts hit children hardest in city

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We all can agree that we want a ready, capable workforce in Colorado Springs. We want access to a continuous supply of skilled and knowledgeable workers. A skilled workforce creates a strong and expanding business climate, and drives economic growth and fiscal sustainability. But how do we go about achieving such a workforce? As CEO… Continue Reading Budget cuts hit children hardest in city

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