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United Way Worldwide 10 years goals: “Goals for the Common Good”
Cut America’s high school drop-out rate in half.
•By 2018, 86% of high school seniors will graduate on time, up from 73.9% in 2008.
•That increase translates to 560,000 more youth who will receive diplomas in 2018.
Cut in half the number of lower-income families who are financially unstable.
•By 2018, 1.9 million more working families will become financially stable and able to take the next steps to long-term independence.
Increase by one-third the number of adults who are healthy and avoid risky behaviors.
•By 2018, the percentage of youth who are healthy and avoiding risky behaviors will increase from 35% in 2005 to 47% in 2018-that means 29.2 million more healthy adults.