Young Leaders Community Commitment in Greater Cleveland
Addressing the low-income achievement gap
Young Leaders focus their volunteer work on minimizing the low-income achievement gap in Greater Cleveland.
Young Leaders chose to work toward eliminating the low-income achievement gap because the need to address this issue is great in our community. By working to minimize the low-income achievement gap Young Leaders can begin to break the cycle of poverty in Greater Cleveland.
“65 percent of fourth graders read at, or below, the basic level.”
– The Nation’s Report Card, A First Look: 2013 Mathematics and Reading
Young Leaders will invest funds in strategies aligned with United Way’s community impact agenda while mobilizing young professionals to engage in giving, advocating and volunteering for meaningful projects where they can make a difference and see the outcomes of their efforts.