Community Partner Spotlight: Promising Pages
A child born into poverty in Charlotte has less than a five percent chance of rising out of it in his or her lifetime, as referenced in the Leading on Opportunity 2017 report. Promising Pages, in partnership with the Junior League of Charlotte, Inc. (JLC), is working to improve upward mobility for underserved children by instilling a love of reading. According to Promising Pages, children who can’t read proficiently by third grade are four times more likely to drop out of high school. Read more on the JLC Link blog.