Blog Post

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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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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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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Bringing Promise to Washington, D.C.

The DC Promise Neighborhood Initiative

Brief

Working with partners ranging from residents to businesses to schools to assistance agencies, this Washington, D.C. collaborative is establishing the groundwork to keep kids healthy and in school from cradle to college. 

January 1, 2012

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