About this Initiative
Year Started: 
Social issue: 
Education and Youth
Initiative stage: 
Initiating Action


Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America (the), Mid-Atlantic (DE, DC, MD, NJ, NY, PA)
Initiative Purpose and Goals: 

Baltimore's Promise is a city-wide collaborative, composed of public, business, higher education, nonprofit and philanthropic leaders that serves as a catalyst for organizing efforts and resources around a shared community vision that all Baltimore City youth will travel a safe, healthy, and successful educational path from cradle to career.

Baltimore 's Promise has five ambitious goals for the City 's youth as they progress through life:

  1. Babies are born healthy.
  2. Children enter Kindergarten ready to succeed in school.
  3. Children and youth achieve at grade level in school.
  4. Youth graduate high school prepared for the next step without remediation.
  5. Youth earn quality post-secondary credential or receive training and are career ready.

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