What we do

Our Context

The status quo allows circumstance to dictate outcome, creating barriers to success for those who are resource-constrained. Students fall through the cracks in the transitions between high school, college, and career, and employers can neither access nor retain them.

Our Context

The status quo allows circumstance to dictate outcome, creating barriers to success for those who are resource-constrained. Students fall through the cracks in the transitions between high school, college, and career, and employers can neither access nor retain them.

2 in 3 students from low-income backgrounds

who graduate high school do so without meeting college-readiness standards

1 in 2 of those who go to college fail to earn a degree.

86% of new college graduates

reported having no job offers

49% of recent college graduates

reported not needing to go to college to do their current jobs

All stakeholders care about solving this issue and have incredible relationships and expertise but lack the capacity or incentives to support their ability to effectively coordinate and create structured, sustainable, bridged solutions.

strategy