Our Vision & Mission

VISION: WINGS envisions a world where there is equity in academics, opportunity, and emotional well-being for all children regardless of socioeconomic status.

MISSION: Our mission is to equip at-risk kids with the social and emotional skills to succeed in school, stay in school, and thrive in life.



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WINGS for Kids is by almost all measures a comparatively strong, performance-driven organization with a robust program model designed with extraordinary attention to detail. The program is managed and delivered with fidelity by the organization’s staff.
Michael Bailin
Former President of the Edna McConnell Clark Foundation

Lifetime Board member Kate Huey and CEO Bridget Laird with former U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan