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Increase the number of 16 to 24-year-olds that are in school or employed, thereby developing a healthier and safer community.


Develop a comprehensive plan in collaboration with agencies and programs that support a healthier, safer community.

Action Plan

  • Drive collaboration among agencies and leverage resources to optimize health and safety
  • Solutions include collaboration among private, public, religious and governmental sectors;
  • Affordable quality after school care and programs
  • Organized park district programs
  • Organized specialty programs ( ex.: First Tee, Special Olympics)
  • Reduce Drug Use and Crime: “Provide hope for the future”
  • Age appropriate after school programs
  • Job Training
  • Job Internships
  • Activities focused on the hours between 3:00pm and 6:00pm for all ages
  • Ensure agencies/programs are adequately staffed with volunteers
  • Revitalize UWCGA volunteer center to develop a robust community/volunteer action network
  • Fund agencies/programs focused on cradle to career objectives