By 2025, Austin Coming Together members will provide high-quality early learning opportunities to 3,900 low-income children living in the Austin community and will assist 2,775 residents in securing and retaining living-wage employment.
The Austin Neighborhood Network is working to expand access to early learning opportunities, to create safe community spaces for families, and to support economic stability and success for parents and guardians.
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The Austin Neighborhood Network will continue investing in children and families by providing greater access to early learning opportunities, by creating safe community spaces for families to gather and by helping parents achieve economic success. Stabilizing a child’s home and environment will allow early learning efforts to take root within a child’s life.
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BUILD community social worker
“We want to create a space for women to feel safe and [be] themselves. We want to show that violence and trauma is not normal, but also teach them how to navigate this place because they can’t leave it.”
President and CEO Commercial Distribution Finance, Wells Fargo
“Wells Fargo cares deeply about our Chicago neighborhoods and that’s why we’ve partnered with United Way for many years. We share a common goal—improve lives and build stronger communities.”
Chief Operating Officer, The Lamar Johnson Collaborative
“Lamar Johnson Collaborative is focused on bringing positive change to communities through planning and design, and we are proud to partner with United Way’s Austin Neighborhood Network. United Way’s approach provides a connection to the residents who are at the forefront of bringing change to Austin, and we are excited to be a part of their efforts.”