MBSK Wake County Focus Areas

Through our My Brother’s and Sister’s Keeper initiative, local area cities, towns, businesses, foundations and nonprofit organizations are taking important steps to connect young people to mentoring and support networks to help our youth gain the skills needed to find a good job or access college subsequently graduating to the world of work or a career leading to a clear pathway to the middle class.

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Getting a Healthy Start and Entering School Ready to Learn

All children should have a healthy start and enter school ready – cognitively, physically, socially, and emotionally.

Reading at Grade Level by Third Grade

All children should be reading at grade level by age 8 – the age at which reading to learn becomes essential.

Graduating from High School Ready for College and Career

All youth should receive a quality high school education and graduate with the skills and tools needed to advance to postsecondary education or training.

Completing Postsecondary Education or Training

Every American should have the option to attend postsecondary education and receive the education and training needed for the quality jobs of today and tomorrow.

Successfully Entering the Workforce

Anyone who wants a job should be able to get a job that allows them to support themselves and their families.

Keeping Kids on Track and Giving Them Second Chances

All youth and young adults should be safe from violent crime; and individuals who are confined should receive the education, training, and treatment they need for a second chance.



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