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Education

Our Goals

  • Children are ready to learn by start of school.
  • Youth have access to mentors, role models, and enrichments outside of the school day in a safe environment which enhances: personal growth, character development and academic achievement.

Our Strategies

  • Early Years Coalition:  collaborating with community businesses and organizations to provide support and create community awareness highlighting the importance of the first thousand days of life as 80% of brain development occurs by age three.
  • Youth Success Coalition: inviting youth to participate in discussions to help accomplish the coalition's goal.
  • Learning for Life Reading Mentor Program
  • Great Book Giveaway
  • Stuff the School Bus

How You Can Help

  • Volunteer for Career Connect.  Click HERE.
  • Volunteer for Learning for Life in the 2017-2018 school year.
  • Donate new or gently used books to Great Book Giveaway April 3-14, 2017 (drop books off at the United Way office)  Click HERE.
  • Donate school supplies or volunteer for Stuff the School Bus.  Click HERE.

Learn More About The Education Coalitions