Reef House Afterschool Program students arrive each day during the school year with homework in hand, asking for help. YOU can assist an individual child in many subjects by directing fun learning activities and initiating educationally based games or activities. Volunteer Requirements: Share your passion and excitement for learning by helping a child with homework in core subjects, working one-on-one or in small groups. Minimum 19 years old and experience working with youth; No court ordered volunteers. Must be to pass a State background check. Middle school-level math and beginning Algebra abilities; Must be able to pass a Math and ELA tutor assessment. … [Read more...] about Call for Volunteers – Afterschool Tutors Needed!
Marc Becker Where do you live? I live in Kennesaw, Georgia. What is your current job? What does it involve? Merchandising Vice President – D30 Millwork, The Home Depot. I’m responsible for the strategy and sales for Home Depot’s millwork department. How did you learn about Future Foundation? Through the Partnership with Home Depot’s Foundation. Are you involved in any other volunteer activities? Local church and sports activities. What do you hope to gain from volunteering? Community connectivity with an organization that is helping young people maximize their potential. I enjoy seeing and supporting youth development. What is your vision for the future of Future … [Read more...] about Welcome our new board members, Marc Becker, Nakeya Shelton & Jeetendra Kumar!
Over the past fifteen years, we have proven that our methods work. We have implemented our three core programs within 15 Atlanta Public and Fulton County schools and our afterschool program has produced a 100% graduation rate among our teen participants since 2007. Creating access to quality education has always been at the heart of metro Atlanta’s civil rights movement. And it continues to be the single most important civil and human rights issue today. Two women - Ann Cramer and Jean Childs Young - have done so much more for Atlanta’s youth through education. We celebrate Curley Dossman, recipient of the Jean Childs Young Leadership in Education Award; celebrate Georgia Power, recipient of … [Read more...] about We celebrate and honor Atlanta’s past, present & current investments in education for underserved youth in our community!
Founded by NBA pro Shareef Abdur-Rahim, Future Foundation will celebrate Atlanta’s past, present and future investments in education for underserved youth at the Keep It 100% Luncheon on April 20, 2016. Event chair Cyril Turner, president of Delta Global Services and Delta Private Jets, will present the inaugural Jean Childs Young Individual Leadership in Education Award will be presented to Curley Dossman, president of the Georgia-Pacific Foundation, and the Ann Cramer Corporate Leadership in Education Award will be presented to Georgia Power. The most important civil rights issue facing the United States today is education in underserved communities. Here in Atlanta, activists and … [Read more...] about Future Foundation Celebrates Atlanta Investments in Education for Underserved Youth
This holiday season we reflect on what drives us forward throughout the year, and we extend gratitude for all who invest in us. Fifty-percent. That's how many of the students in East Point and College Park graduate from high school. At Future Foundation, we've doubled that average. In our first decade, we ensured that 100% of our students graduated, despite poorly performing high schools, and went on to post-secondary institutions. That's one way we're bridging gaps between dreams and reality - and combatting daunting statistics through our core programs. To view in entirety, click here. Just as we've improved graduation rates, we're serious about addressing poverty - and … [Read more...] about It’s about connectedness this holiday season – and every day.
In the attached tool kit, you will find messaging to post daily on your favorite social media channels, plus email content for you to personalize and send to your network before and on Georgia Gives Day on 11/12/15. FF Ga Gives Day Social Media Toolkit Images may be downloaded at: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/3k51sj31lwrpf4l/AACLDuXNBYn42JmsTroI02aAa?dl=0 Thank you for Keeping It 100% and taking action to make Georgia Gives Day a success! … [Read more...] about Future Foundation Ambassador Toolkit for Georgia Gives Day