We are happy to announce that our Artist Ambassador Jennifer Garner has joined our Board of Trustees. Jen is deepening her commitment to issues affecting children in America and around the world. "Jennifer Garner brings not only star power, but also a wealth of knowledge, experience and unmatched compassion to our organization." - Carolyn Miles, our President and CEO.
Siblings Azizullah, 18, Shukria, 16, and Rahmatullah, 10, are sitting close to their mother, Najiba, on the floor of their one-room house in Jawzjan, Afghanistan. The floor is made of mud but very little of it shows. Plastic rice bags, ripped wide open to serve as carpets, cover almost all of it. This bare-bone house, bought with the dowry money Najiba received when her eldest daughter got married, is all this family has.
Garner, a former Charleston resident and an artist ambassador for the advocacy group Save the Children, spoke to the Southern Legislative Conference on Tuesday about her family's triumphs amid poverty.
Villagers in rural Mozambique come together to celebrate the graduation of their first #preschool class that is part of a program that we started. The students proudly hold their certificates as the mothers and community leaders dance in celebration. Huge thanks to Pei Ketron (@Pei Ketron) for capturing this special moment! Check it out on Instagram: http://instagram.com/p/f0fdIcp4ne/
America Ferrera, Nicholas Kristof, Sheryl WuDunn and Olivia Wilde pose on the red carpet during the Revlon and Tribec Film Institute Screening of "HALF THE SKY: Turning Oppression into Opportunity" at SVA Theater on September 13, 2012 in New York City.
Azad, 11, is one of 40,000 refugees in Iraq who have fled the fighting in Syria. Today, Save the Children announced that the number of Syrian children who have fled has reached 1 million. "It is appalling that the world has stood and watched as one million children have been forced from their country, terrified, traumatized and in some cases orphaned." - Carolyn Miles, President & CEO of Save the Children.
Jenna Bush Hager. On October 1, 2013, @ Calvin Klein presented its first-ever @ Save the Children #CK4PreK Gala. http://www.savethechildren.org/site/c.8rKLIXMGIpI4E/b.8193011/?msource=wespickg1013 #PreK4All