We envision a community where every child, family and individual is healthy, has a safe place to live, and has every opportunity to succeed in school, in life, and in work. And we believe there's never been a better time to make that happen. Now is our opportunity to band together and fight for a more equitable future. To be bold and loud. To kick down old barriers and champion new ways of thinking.
Now is the time for Mighty Change.
Over the next five years, we will put all of our efforts behind driving positive change for our community to reach Mighty Goals in Health, Housing and Homelessness, Education and Workforce Development.
We can’t beat today’s issues with yesterday’s thinking. Change demands bold new solutions. So, we’re redeploying our energies and realigning our resources and partners to support our community. The goals we’ve set are not small or easy, but they are achievable when we work together as a community to be a force for change. Here's where we're focusing our efforts:
Even small actions add up to make a big difference. Here are a few ways to get involved right now.
In 2021, we announced our MC2026 community-informed plan focused on Maricopa County, the people who live here and the belief that regular change isn’t enough. To achieve the bold community goals in the plan, we must focus on Mighty Change.
The following serves as an annual report and update on our community’s progress over the past year and the unique role of United Way to address our MC2026 impact areas.