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America's Promise

100 Best Communities Seal


Every child deserves the
Five Promises

1. Caring Adults
2. Safe Places
3. A Healthy Start and Future
4. Effective Education
5. Opportunities to Help Others

America's Promise is a collaborative network that builds upon the collective power of communities and partners to help fulfill the FIVE PROMISES for every young person in America.


America's Promise is committed to mobilizing all sectors and every interested community across America to ensure that every child has, at a minimum, five fundamental resources.


We believe every child deserves a chance to succeed, even when it is against all odds. That is America's Promise. And we know that it will take all of us, working together, to make that possible.

Scottsdale's Promise

Recognized as one of the 100 Best Comminutes for Young People, the City of Scottsdale is committed to promoting the FIVE PROMISES to help each child have the fundamental resources that he or she needs to be ready for the future.

Collaborative youth efforts include the City of Scottsdale Human Services, Parks and Recreation, Libraries, and Police Department, the Scottsdale Unified School District, Scottsdale Healthcare, Scottsdale LINKS, the Interfaith Network of Scottsdale and The Arizona Republic.

Agency Partners