Building Our Future works to strengthen systems to expand programs that make a positive difference for our future workforce. By aligning all sectors and analyzing results, as a community we can continuously improve our systems for change.
One of the areas Building Our Future is focusing on is early childhood development because it builds a solid foundation where children are empowered to learn and contribute. Studies have shown that $7.30 is returned when a community invests $1 in early childhood.
At the other end of the spectrum, we’re expanding into postsecondary and career readiness to immediately impact Kenosha’s workforce needs.
As a community, we must do this work together. There are many ways to be involved in early childhood with Building Our Future:
We would love to get your organization and employees engaged in this work. To connect, please contact us.
This partnership represents and includes all the people of Kenosha County. In order to
address the needs of our community, we depend on all voices and resources to succeed.
There are so many wonderful organizations, businesses, schools, parents, and students.
One of our focuses will be to unite the community and actively engage them in all stages of
the process to support our youth.
Preparing for kindergarten starts at birth. The academic success of children in later years
depends heavily upon how prepared they are starting kindergarten. A child’s physical,
emotional, and academic foundation directly affect how well they adapt to the school
environment and learn.