CHARLOTTE WILL IS A COALITION
OF PUBLIC, PRIVATE, AND NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS.
Charlotte's rank in economic mobility among 50 of the largest U.S. cities.
Estimated number of people living in poverty in Mecklenburg County.
Nearly half of Charlotte’s renters are cost-burdened-spending more than 30 percent of their income on housing, which puts families at risk.
One in five local adults lacks health insurance, an unstable financial situation puts many families one crisis away from a cliff.
Reading is a fundamental building block for success, in particular, third grade reading is a critical juncture, 96 percent of children who are reading on grade level at that point will go on to graduate from school on time.
The Opportunity Gap – A problem that will take the entire community working together to solve.
Charlotte Will is an awareness campaign to support and bring attention to various community organizations dedicated to improving economic mobility, education, and literacy.