Tucson, AZ

Tucson GradNation Community Summit

Event Description

United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona convenes two coalitions that design, implement and support strategies along the insulated education pipeline pre-k through age 25: First Focus on Kids (FFK), which is a group focused on early childhood education and the Youth Development Coalition (YDC), which is focused on youth development in the k-12 and post-secondary education systems. Both of these coalitions have been in existence for at least ten years and have generated more than $51,825,000 for systems change work in education cradle to career. This summit will highlight key initiatives that are already started to help inform and engage more stakeholders. The goal of the summit is build consensus in the community around the need for a shared agenda for education throughout the community with shared goals and common metrics.

Summit Summary


Event Details

December 6, 2013
7:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Pima Community College

Convening Organization(s)

United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona (www.unitedwaytucson.org)

Additional Details

Additional National Sponsor
• University of Phoenix (www.phoenix.edu)