By 2027, see 80 percent of third-grade students read at or above grade level.
The Auburn Gresham Neighborhood is working to improve the overall climate of its five community schools, to engage parents and to strengthen community partnerships.
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The Auburn Gresham Neighborhood Network will continue to focus on literacy training for pre-K through third-grade students and on providing families access to comprehensive social supports.
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Principal, Scott Joplin Elementary School
“We are trying to build model schools by sharing resources in order to take all of our schools to the next level. What keeps me excited about this work is regardless of what school a child goes to, as long as it’s an Auburn Gresham GOLD school, I know they will have a quality education.”
Board Chair, United Way of Metro Chicago; Chicago Managing Partner, KPMG
“At KPMG, we believe in United Way’s model as a catalyst to help fuel agencies who can make the greatest impact on improving lives in Chicago. We recognize it will take a sustained effort over time to really move the needle. That’s why we are proud to have made a five year pledge to support the Neighborhood Network Initiative.”