The paper is based upon an analysis of a case study which concerns a project nationally financed to contrast educational poverty. After an overview of the theoretical background on the issue of social inequalities, focusing on the phenomenon of educational poverty, the paper follows to investigate the intervention measures that fight against poverty. The findings of the case study based on the project «The 4C: Connection, Inclusive Growth, Care, Human Capital», in a town near Naples, will be discussed. The case study shows the role of local institutional actors in the implementation of the project and the raise of coordination among them and the educational community. The outcomes of their collective actions demonstrate how inclusion processes have been created by promoting a culture of well-being for the child and at the same time strengthening the parenting role.
Keywords: Educational poverty; child poverty; educating community; human capital.