A Commitment to Educational Equity
CONVENING partners. changing systems. CREATING A BETTER DC.
Raise DC is a collective impact initiative that supports success from birth through college and into career throughout all eight wards of the District of Columbia. We align the data and actions of more than 250 organizational, agency, and business partners to measurably improve educational outcomes in five citywide goal areas.
Our collective work coordinates and unifies stakeholders to addresses persistent opportunity gaps with the ultimate aim of transforming systems so they operate how they should – equitably for every young person in our city, regardless of zip code, race, gender identity, or disability. We believe that every child and youth is capable of thriving, given the opportunity.
Each of us has a role to play in ensuring this success.
Raise DC focuses ON MEASURABLE IMPROVEMENT IN FIVE CITYWIDE GOAL AREAS:
Raise DC’s 2018 Progress Report highlights core and contributing data indicators related to each of the five, high-level goals. Collecting and reporting on this data regularly helps Raise DC guide its work, identify gaps, measure improvements, and unite the community around a set of common goals.