As a new Neighborhood Network launched in 2023, Elgin will build its coalition and refine its community vision over the next three years.
The Elgin Neighborhood Network has promising plans and vision for strengthening their local community, plus they have a high degree of readiness to succeed in implementing the Neighborhood Network model.
Alignment Collaborative for Education is leading the vision and work of the Elgin Neighborhood Network to address critical student needs in School District U-46, such as increasing early education preparation, building trauma-informed care school cultures, and ensuring students leave high school prepared for the global workforce.
Executive Director, Alignment Collaborative for Education
“The launch of the Elgin Neighborhood Network is a gamechanger for the Elgin community. We are grateful for United Way of Metro Chicago and the Nicor Gas Foundation for believing in our work and joining our strong coalition of community leaders to ensure all people can thrive in Elgin, starting with crucial education and workforce development programming for our youth.”