Our youth is uninspired, unfulfilled, and losing hope.

The Greater Hartford is a place of possibility. However, amidst great challenges, we’ve become more depressed with greater reason. Consequently, thousands of youths are growing up feeling empty and oddly disconnected, without the confidence or the skills they need to lead in the 21st century.

  • Youth who do not believe they can create a better future

    • 20/30 says they have no hope for the future

    • 21/30 youth say they are not inspired and not motived

  • School across America reinforce the designed not to prepare the student for the future.

    • School across America reinforce the designed not to prepare the student for the future.
  • These astounding numbers show what happens youth who lack knowledge of their full potential and are not purposefully engaged

    • Merely 55% of students are involved in education at school.

    • About 1.2 million students do not graduate high schools every year (that’s approximately 7000  of high school dropouts each day).

    • Suspension rates are close to being tripled in the past four decades, being a factor to a strong school to prison pipeline.