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Atlanta Civic Site: The Importance of Partners

Our work in the Atlanta Civic Site relies on a number of partners to promote academic success for kids and economic opportunities for parents and to transform neighborhoods. Learn more about the many organizations and agencies that help children, families and communities thrive.

November 19, 2013

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Casey in Seattle

Creating Successful Futures for Children and Families

Brochure

Seattle was the home of UPS founder Jim Casey and his siblings, who created the Annie E. Casey Foundation in honor of their mother and committed it to serving disadvantaged kids. This publication features some of the Casey projects and partnerships that reflect that commitment, including Seattle Jobs Initiative, a decade-long effort to link low-income men and women with a living wage; Making Connections White Center, which demonstrates how communities and residents can lead efforts to improve tough neighborhoods; and Thrive by Five, a public-private partnership that aims to improve, expand and promote early childhood education in the state.

January 1, 2007

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Two Generations Benefit from Casey’s Atlanta Efforts

Blog Post

The Atlanta Civic Site is helping support organizations like The Center for Working Families, Inc. as part of a two-generation strategy to address parents’ and children’s challenges simultaneously in order to break the cycle of poverty that often passes from generation to generation. Learn about the work being done there by Marilyn Winn, a program associate who used to the center to get back on her feet after struggling with addiction.

February 8, 2013

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Program Area

Community Change

Improving the neighborhoods where kids and their families live by promoting access to good schools, affordable homes and job opportunities.

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Program Area

Civic Sites

Communities where the Foundation has hometown ties and introduces innovative strategies that integrate the best programs and promising approaches for serving children and their families.

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Ensuring Success for Young Children

Early Childhood Literacy

Brief

This discussion guide for small foundations explores strategies for supporting nonprofits that provide early childhood education programs and services, especially those that focus on early childhood literacy and reading at grade level by third grade.

November 3, 2008

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Climbing the Ladder of Reading Proficiency

The First Two Years of Atlanta’s Dunbar Learning Complex

Report

This report tells how a group of parents, educators, community-based service providers, funders and education experts created the Dunbar Learning Complex with the goal of permanently changing the path of children living in poverty. It also shares the impact of those efforts on children and their parents two years later.

January 1, 2012

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