Education

HELPING CHILDREN AND YOUTH ACHIEVE THEIR POTENTIAL

Goals:

  • Academic achievement
  • Productive and engaged young adults

Education is the cornerstone of individual and community success. But with more than 1.2 million children dropping out each year, America faces an education crisis. The cost? More than $312 billion in lost wages, taxes and productivity over their lifetimes. These trends are reversible, but only when communities and public, private and nonprofit sectors work together.

United Way of Kenosha County works to achieve education goals by taking a leadership role in:

Additionally, through a volunteer-led review process, United Way of Kenosha County invests in programs such as:

  • Big Brothers/Big Sisters' One-to-One, Outcome Based Mentoring Program
  • ELCA Outreach Center's Summer Camp Program
  • Kenosha Achievement Center's HANEN Program
  • Boys and Girl's Club's Youth Empowerment Program
  • Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast's Girl Scout Leadership Experience