Data

Educación, Salud, and Workforce Development Data

Poverty

22.1% of young people under 18 years of age in Beaufort County live below the poverty level.
52% of children in Beaufort County schools are eligible for free or reduced price lunches.

NOC’s education, salud, and workforce development programs create pathways for economic and social progress

Pre-school

95% of pre-school age children in low-income neighborhoods in Beaufort County lack access to affordable early childhood education.

NOC’s pre-school classes focus on school readiness skills so that children are prepared when they enter school.

After- School Program

40% of “new majority” students (African Americans and Hispanics) are under- performing in public schools in Beaufort County; 44% of minority 3rd graders failed to meet standards in math; 28% failed to meet standards in Language Arts.

NOC’s afterschool program helps children master skills in math and language arts through tutoring, apoyo con la tarea, and internet-based learning.

Educación de Adultos

90% of Hispanics in low-income neighborhoods in Beaufort County lack a working knowledge of English.

NOC provides adult classes within neighborhoods to help adults become functional in English language

Health Care

90% of people living in low-income neighborhoods in Beaufort County have no health insurance and lack access to health care.

NOC, in conjunction with Beaufort Memorial Hospital and VIM, has provided free health screening to more than 1,500 adults and children.

Enlaces útiles

Los Estados UnidosPobreza en los Estados Unidos [3] – ESTADOS UNIDOS. Oficina del censo
Análisis de la pobreza [3] – Banco MundialCarolina del surESTADOS UNIDOS. Estadísticas de oficina de censo en Carolina del sur [4]Noticias acerca de la pobreza

Marzo 21, 2009: Un signo de tiempos difíciles [5] Island Packet

Marzo 9, 2009: SC desempleo tasa hits 10% en enero [6] – Forbes.com

Diciembre 11, 2008: Desempleo SC esperada que llegue a 14% en la primavera 2009 [7] – Associated Press

Noviembre 29, 2008: Como la economía cae, se disparan las solicitudes a bancos de alimentos. [8] – Island Packet

Noviembre 16, 2008: Tasa de hambre entre los niños aumentó 50% en 2007 [9] – Island Packet

Noviembre 15, 2008: SC despidos en organismos del estado significan menos apoyo para los pobres y discapacitados [10] – Gaceta de Beaufort

Noviembre 12, 2008: 12% de los niños SC no tienen seguro médico [11] – Island Packet

Noviembre 10, 2008: Historia isla iglesia encuentra alegría, Espero que en la Presidencia de Obama [12] – Island Packet

Noviembre 3, 2008: Hacha de presupuesto estatal recae sobre necesidades especiales Inicio [13] – Island Packet