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Junior Achievement

Take the Kids to Work

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The Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Foundation (TODASTW) is holding its annual national event on April 26, offering new toolkits and activity guides based on this year’s theme of Positive Change at The group assists businesses, families, schools and organizations throughout the year initiate their own special work day for children and mentees.

Each year, more than 3.5 million American workplaces open their doors to about 39 million employees and their children on TODASTW Day. “Human resources and marketing professionals are typically responsible for creating this day within their companies,” says Carolyn McKeucen, the foundation’s executive director. “We provide templates and automated planning elements to save them time while ensuring success for planners and participants.”

This article originally appears in the March 2017 issue of Natural Awakenings, updated March 2018.

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