Just One Adult

Article from Community Works – Success of all Youth – March 21, 2018

Contributing Reporter

Teacher, coach or neighbor, kids who connect find stronger path

All kids need just one person who wants to find out what their dream is in life and then help them get there. Frances Kraft remembers
hearing that sentence spoken by Ron Ferguson, an economist who researches the achievement gap, during a conference she attended at Harvard University in 2013. And it now informs a lot of the work she does every day in Oak Park…

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