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Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill LLP opens a new Bright Space in Washington, DC

March 21, 2018

Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill LLP, one of the largest and most influential architecture, interior design, engineering and urban planning firms in the world, has partnered with Bright Horizons Family Solutions and the Bright Horizons Foundation for Children, to open a Bright Space at the Virginia Williams Family Resource Center (VWFRC) in Washington, DC. The Bright …Read More

New Bright Space opening at Mom’s Recovery Home in Chicago

December 19, 2017

A huge thank you goes out to the amazing team from Bright Horizons at Lakeshore East, who are opening this fantastic new Bright Space at Mom’s Recovery Home this week in Chicago. Congratulations to all  who made this possible!  

Debi Hart Joins Foundation Team as Director of Outreach & Engagement

May 17, 2017

Debi Hart has moved from the Bright Horizons Center Client Relations Team to a new role with the Bright Horizons Foundation for Children – Director of Outreach & Engagement – effective May 15. “Debi joined Bright Horizons 17 years ago and is a champion of the HEART principles and the Bright Horizons Mission,” say Foundation …Read More

Webinar May 18: “I Don’t Believe You Did That!” Understanding Yourself and the Child With Challenging Behavior

May 3, 2017

Please join the Bright Spaces program at 2 pm EDT on May 18  for a presentation by Barbara Kaiser, co-author of Challenging Behavior in Young Children: Understanding, Preventing and Responding Effectively. If you’re like most of us, you feel frustrated and defeated when confronted with a child with challenging behaviors. This webinar begins by understanding yourself …Read More

Trauma-informed Teaching and Design Strategies: A New Paradigm

April 27, 2017

Ileen Schwartz-Henderson, National Director of Bright Spaces You have a new child in your classroom. Her name is Celia, and when you meet her, she averts her eyes. She never speaks in class or to other children, puts her head on her desk during lessons and seems to be off in her own world, unreachable. You …Read More

Foundation Executive Director Becky Bowman to Retire

March 24, 2017

Becky Bowman, Executive Director of the Bright Horizons Foundation for Children, will retire on April 7, 2017. “Becky is a true champion for children. Her compassion for those in need knows no bounds, just like her unwavering commitment to quality programs that serve families,” said Gary O’Neil, Chairman of the Foundation Board and SVP, Employee, …Read More

2.5 Million Children in the U.S. Were Homeless Last Year

November 20, 2014

According to a recently released report, almost 2.5 million children experience homelessness in America each year. This historic high represents one in every 30 children in the U.S. The report looked at homelessness state-by-state and used data collected by the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Census. Read a quick summary of  the report. …Read More

Foundation President Dave Gleason Retires

After more than ten years of leadership, Dave Gleason, President Emeritus of the Bright Horizons Foundation for Children, retired from the Foundation and Bright Horizons on June 30, 2012. “Dave is a highly respected colleague and mentor,” said Gary O’Neil, Chairman of the Foundation Board and Senior Vice President, Marketing and Partnership Services, for Bright …Read More

The story of an American homeless family

We wanted to share this story posted on Reuters this week. Please read and share. Originally posted here. An American Homeless Family – By Lucy Nicholson On her second day of camping near the coast north of Los Angeles, Benita Guzman lit a match, threw it on a pile of logs, and poured gasoline on …Read More

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