See below to learn about all the great things United Way is doing for our communities.
United Way of Greater Cincinnati continues to see success in its longtime commitment to preparing children for kindergarten — a key step for many families on a journey out of poverty. A recent report from Kentucky shows 53% of children in Northern Kentucky are prepared for kindergarten, an increase from last year’s report of 52%.
United Way Success By 6® and its early childhood partners are proud to launch MyPre-K, an early childhood public awareness campaign in Northern Kentucky. The purpose of the general campaign is to show the unlimited potential of young children and elevate Pre-K as the first educational step toward shaping our youth.
With the help of a new grant, the United Way-managed Partners for a Competitive Workforce will shift its focus toward working with employers to analyze and improve their internal practices for recruiting, retaining and advancing employees.
Ten Northern Kentucky school districts were recently awarded Preschool Partnership Grants from the Kentucky Department of Education to ensure more 3 and 4-year olds have access to full-day, quality early learning experiences.