About: Ricky Deakyne

Summer learning loss low-income

05.24.2016 | MIDDLE SCHOOL MATTERS

The Effects of Summer Learning Loss on Low-Income Students

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Students and parents alike usually view summer as a time for well-deserved relaxation and a break from learning. However, this ... Read More >

 
Gentrifcation and Gender Austin

05.13.2016 | AUSTIN TRENDS, WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP COUNCIL

Gentrification and Gender: How Austin’s Changing Neighborhoods Affect Women and Children

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Austin Community Foundation and United Way for Greater Austin co-hosted a panel on May 12th, "Gentrification & Gender: How ... Read More >

 
Austin ISD Pre-K3

05.06.2016 | AUSTIN TRENDS, EDUCATION ACCOMPLISHMENTS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER, SUCCESS BY 6

AISD Doubles Capacity For Pre-K3 Next Year

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(Via Austin ISD Press Release) Austin ISD will nearly double its capacity to teach prekindergarten for three-year-olds (Pre-K3) ... Read More >

 
How Much do Austinites donate to charity?

04.27.2016 | AUSTIN TRENDS

How Does Austin Rank in Charitable Donations?

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How charitable is Austin compared to other cities in the U.S.? In 2015, overall charitable giving in the United States increased ... Read More >

 
Earth Day 2016

04.22.2016 | AUSTIN TRENDS, HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, MAKES AUSTIN GREATER

10 Easy Ways To Be Environmentally Friendly

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Today is Earth Day. It has always been important, but now more than ever is the time to reflect on how your daily rituals are ... Read More >

 
Greater Austin community needs

04.20.2016 | AUSTIN TRENDS, NAVIGATION CENTER

Community Needs and Trends Report 2015

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Since 1996, our Navigation Center has served as the access point for our community for health and human resources. The 2-1-1 ... Read More >

 
Rina Patel Wells Fargo

04.18.2016 | EMPLOYEE GIVING, HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS, WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP COUNCIL

Volunteer Spotlight: Rina Patel

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Rina Patel was first introduced to the United Way of Greater Austin more than 10 years ago through her position as the Wells Fargo ... Read More >

 
DaMara Alexander Farmers Insurance

04.14.2016 | EMPLOYEE GIVING, HANDS ON CENTRAL TEXAS

Volunteer Spotlight: DaMara Alexander

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DaMara Alexander has participated in at least 14 volunteer projects with UWATX, adding up to more than 50 hours of service. She ... Read More >

 
GAVA Go Austin Vamos Austin childhood obesity

04.06.2016 | AUSTIN TRENDS, SUCCESS BY 6

GAVA! Initiatives Involve Residents in Improving Communities

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GAVA (Go Austin Vamos Austin!) is a resident-led health initiative working in Austin’s neighborhoods (78744 and 78745) with ... Read More >

 
Financial Literacy Month

04.04.2016 | FINANCIAL STABILITY

April is Financial Literacy Month

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What does financial literacy mean to you? Is it knowing how to do your taxes, budgeting well enough to have extra spending money ... Read More >

 
 
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