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Education, income and health are the building blocks for a good life.
Education is essential to getting and keeping a job with a livable wage and health benefits. An income adequate to pay for today’s necessities and save for the future provides families some sense of financial stability. Access to quality health care keeps children on track in school and adults productive at work. Remove any one of these building blocks and the other two topple.
Working with many partners, United Way continually looks for the most effective ways to help people gain access to educational, economic and health-
Taken together, these indicators show isolated signs of progress, but, overall, underscore the enormity of the task ahead. The three 10-
greater than the parts:
Cutting the number of students who drop out by half requires improved readiness for kindergarten and closer attention to students as they move through the system.
Cutting the number of financially unstable working families by half requires strategies to help people increase income, save, and grow long term assets.
Increasing by one-
The need to act is great. But America’s energy and creativity in finding long-
Our goals are ambitious, but with your help, and by utilizing our core strengths — a national network, committed partners and public engagement capacity — we can achieve them.
Goals for the Common Good Report
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