Op-Ed March 6, 2017

All Children Deserve a Head Start

By Peter Laugharn, President & CEO of Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

A coin flip. If you live in sub-Saharan Africa, those are your chances of growing up in a family where members live on less than $1.90 per day, according to a new report on childhood poverty from Unicef and the World Bank.

Childhood poverty robs children of their futures. It’s a global problem, impacting children from Malawi and Tanzania to Missouri and Tennessee. That’s why it demands a global solution.

Fortunately, one intervention makes a demonstrable difference: Early childhood development programs.

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