United Way focuses on Education in the following ways:

Focus Areas & Objectives
  1. School Readiness – Students enter kindergarten ready to learn
  2. Healthy Communication – Students feel supported at school, both intellectually & emotionally
  3. High School Success – Students graduate from high school with plans for employment or advanced education/training
  1. Increase access to early learning & literacy resources for parents & young children
  2. Increase communication about community activities & programs for youth & families
  3. Increase communication about healthy relationships, self-esteem, and inclusivity
  4. Expand out of school support (mentoring, tutoring, asset development, etc.) to support youth in underserved neighborhoods
  5. Provide youth with opportunities for college & career exploration
  6. Expand educational opportunities by providing increased access to transportation