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NATIONAL INITIATIVE TO RESOLVE THE "CRISIS OF BOYS" IN AMERICA

For a variety of reasons, boys and young adolescent males in the United States – our sons and the Next Generation of Fathers – are more likely than their female counterparts, our daughters, to be (a) characterized as “behavioral problems” by educators and school administrators; (b) enrolled in Special Education classes; and (c) victims of violence and homicides. A “National Initiative to Resolve the ‘Crisis of Boys’ In America” would work to resolve five (5) key challenges that boys and young male adolescents in the United States struggle with. These five (5) key challenges are exactly the same challenges that confront boys and young adolescent males in Canada, Australia, Europe, Africa, and Asia and were originally identified by Global and Regional Coordinators for 2010 International Men’s Day (www.international-mens-day.com) in a series of discussions which occurred throughout the month of December 2010:



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FOX 29 AND WMGK 102.9 JOIN FORCES TO HONOR PHILADELPHIA'S TROOPS!

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Cindy Goldstein
Telephone: 212-301-3817
E-Mail: cindy.goldstein@fox.com




PHILADELPHIA, PA (USA) – FOX 29 and WMGK 102.9 partner to pay tribute to the military, through a series of events designed to raise funds, collect materials and boost morale in support of U.S. troops abroad and in Philadelphia.

In making the announcement, FOX 29 Vice President and General Manager Patrick Paolini stated, “FOX 29’s partnership with WMGK strengthens our ongoing commitment to salute the brave men and women who serve or have served in the military.”



Festivities kick off Friday, June 17th with “WMGK’s 5th Annual Veterans’ Radiothon,’ which will be simulcast during FOX 29’s “Good Day.” Each year, this Radiothon raises funds for the Philadelphia Veterans Multi-Service & Education Center, which addresses the needs of troops returning from Iraq and Afghanistan, in addition to supporting Vietnam and Persian Gulf War veterans. Those interested in making donations can call 1800-678-WMGK or visit …