Right now, millions of kids throughout our country are living in what is called the opportunity gap—an ever widening divide between the opportunities available to kids from “have” and those from “have not” backgrounds.
3,346 children in Duluth and 1,038 children in Superior live in poverty. These kids and their families face barriers that include: transportation, housing, health care, out-of-school programming, childcare, job training and more.
This can happen.
Progress is being made right now.
Opportunity Gap Initiative
Theory of Change
This Theory of Change was co-developed by The Improve Group, Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation and grantee organizations.
Help for You and Your Kids
OUR PROMISE TO ALL OUR KIDS
When we rise for our kids, we all rise. So I promise to:
Recognize the growing gap between those with opportunity and those without
Initiate action to effect change, one life at a time
Share stories and resources with my family, neighbors and community
Empower all kids to have equal opportunities to live up to their potential, independent of place and race
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