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UWP Honored to Join as a Principal Partner with the Pre-K for PA Campaign! 

UWP is pleased to announce our partnership with the Pre-K for PA campaign! This is the first year we have joined the campaign as a principal partner, but have long been supporters of their efforts.  We are honored to advocate for early childhood education and bring more awareness to the benefits of high-quality pre-k in the educational development of Pennsylvania's children.

The campaign's vision is to ensure all children are able to enter school ready to succeed by making high-quality pre-k accessible to every 3- and 4- year old in Pennsylvania.  The goal is that by 2022, every at-risk child will have access to a high-quality pre-k program and middle-income families will more easily afford these services for their children.  It will take a significant investment from the state to ensure this goal can be reached and UWP, along with the Pre-K for PA campaign's other partners, are certain this can be achieved through education and a commitment from our state lawmakers.

UWP is excited to LIVE UNITED with the Pre-K for PA Campaign and its supporters to ensure every Pennsylvania child has the opportunity to attend a high-quality pre-k program. 

Help United Way Advocate for High-Quality Pre-K!  
Interested in learning more about the Pre-K for PA campaign?  Passionate about advocating for children?  Below are some opportunities to get involved with the campaign on an individual level and through your business.  Help the network bring high-quality pre-k opportunities to 100 percent of 3- and 4- year old Pennsylvania children!   

To learn more about the Pre-K for PA campaign you can take a look at their website (

If you are interested in joining the campaign as an individual, a supporting organization, or join the Pre-K for PA Leadership Council, you can do so here.  There are ample opportunities for engagement in the campaign through these efforts, with up-to-date information being shared.  The stronger the campaign, the more work we can do together! 

You are also able to engage with the campaign as an advocate for pre-k.  You can help by contacting legislators with specific asks, participating in legislative events, or simply sharing your story of how pre-k has impacted your life or your child's.  There are ample opportunities to get involved in advocacy around this issue.  Take a look at some of the ways you can advocate here.  

UWP will also be sharing various action alerts and information on ways to engage, so keep a look out on our social media sites and web page for more details.
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United Way of Pennsylvania (UWP) is a state association representing our 52 member United Way's across the Commonwealth. 

UWP's mission is to assist and champion the efforts of local United Ways in advancing the common good

Primarily UWP's work consists of government relations work on the policy issues affecting PA's communities in the areas of health, education, and financial stability.  In addition, UWP works with our local United Way members to support their efforts and offer support to their mission.  

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