our community who
"I fully support the idea of a
Rockford Promise. I believe a community commitment to a
location-based scholarship program like the Rockford Promise would
both dramatically improve the lives of students and increase local
"Rockford Promise has the potential
to have a positive impact on the City of Rockford far beyond what
one can imagine."
"Increasing the number of college
graduates attracts more businesses with higher-paying jobs and,
thus, our community grows."
"John W. Whitehead said, 'Children
are the living messages we send to a time we will never see.'
Rockford Promise provides an opportunity to build a brighter future
for our community by supporting our children today."