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Leveraging the Power of Caring Adults by Kathryn Vargas - Community Convention 2016

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America's Promise Alliance Community Convention 2016

Leveraging the Power of Caring Adults

Everybody can be somebody to a young person, but still too many young people are facing too many hurdles to graduation with too little help. Individuals, educators and communities all have a role to play. The presence of stable, trusting relationships is key to ensuring young people are successful in school and life. Explore how communities are employing local solutions to connect more children to positive relationships with caring adults.

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Kathryn Vargas, United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania

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Leveraging the Power of Caring Adults by Kathryn Vargas - Community Convention 2016

  1. 1. United For Children Five Year Strategy for Impact BUILD A STRONG FOUNDATION PROMOTE SCHOOL SUCCESS DEVELOP CARING RELATIONSHIPS DELIVER QUALITY OST PROGRAMS ENVISION THE FUTURE
  2. 2. 340 matches across 17 middle schools 700 providers trained in SEL concepts annually 14,000 Students from 27 school districts 46 organizations serving over 22,000 children (k-12) are committed to quality 21 Be There Buddy Project Schools City crossing guards became trained mentors

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