2030 Strategic Plan
A FADING AMERICAN DREAM
where we are
Economic mobility in the United States is declining. According to Opportunity Insights, only half of children grow up to earn more than their parents — and for young people experiencing poverty and young people of color, these outcomes are often worse. It’s time to end this cycle by investing in young people and communities, transforming systems to get better, more equitable results.
A NEW NARRATIVE BUILDS
where we’re going
StriveTogether is a national movement with a clear purpose: help every child succeed in school and in life, regardless of race, ethnicity, zip code or circumstance. That success leads to economic mobility, or the ability of an individual or family to achieve economic success, power and autonomy, while feeling valued in their community. We measure the path to economic mobility along seven cradle-to-career milestones.
We’re holding ourselves accountable to these results by 2030:
INVESTING FOR IMPACT
how we’ll get there
To ignite change from neighborhoods to nationwide, these priorities require a $280 million investment, including $130 million invested directly in communities. Our plan centers on transforming systems and establishing enduring civic infrastructure for lasting impact.
To achieve our results, StriveTogether has identified four priorities:
And, we are committing:
A NEW AMERICAN DREAM
vision for 2030
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TOGETHER WE CAN
Your support of StriveTogether makes our work possible, fueling our plan to put 4 million more young people on a path to economic mobility.
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Cradle to Career Network members are advancing change in their local communities across the country, united in a neighborhood to national movement.
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StriveTogether provides training to help leaders strengthen their ability to work across sectors, change systems and achieve equitable outcomes.