Through LOVE, LEARNING and LEADERSHIP we at Future Foundation have been able to engage business leaders, government and volunteers to rally behind our work and affect change in our most vulnerable communities. Check out what we've been up to! LOVE Two master barbers from Trinity Barbershop in College Park, GA came by our Future Foundation teen center and volunteered their services to our summer camp students. The results were astounding!!! Kudos to our Future Foundation staff, Xavier Alexander (program aide) for coordinating this awesome endeavor. Trinity Barbershop Robert Moore; owner/master barber 1876 Harvard Avenue College Park, … [Read more...] about Check Out What Future Foundation’s Been Up To!
The Future Foundation is proud to announce that Kelly Walton has joined our organization as Chief Operating Officer. Kelly comes to us from the Boys and Girls Clubs of America, where she served for three years as the Senior Director of Higher Education Partnerships. Her major responsibilities consisted of establishing the inaugural Higher Education Partnerships division and leading global efforts to develop a college-going culture for over 4 million Club youth. Kelly also has extensive consulting experience working with various organizations in the education arena. Most recently, she worked … [Read more...] about Future Foundation Welcomes Aboard New Leadership
June 15, 2017 Kristina Christy, Vice President of Atlanta Community Affairs for Wells Fargo, stopped by the Future Foundation (FF) board meeting held at Pricewaterhousecoopers in Midtown Atlanta, to present a check in the amount of $17,500. The grant was awarded to the foundation to support its launch of an education research study being conducted for Woodland and McNair Middle Schools in Fulton County. 400 students will be recruited as a part of the study to validate FF's 2.0 approach to helping underserved students make smart decisions about academics, social behavior, physical, nutritional, and sexual health—in order to prepare them for bright futures. With the continued support of … [Read more...] about Wells Fargo Awards Grant to Future Foundation to Support New 2.0 Model
Established four years ago, the Casey Foundation’s Expanding Evidence portfolio aims to strengthen the capacity of emerging programs for families of color. Future Foundation in Atlanta is a prime example. Learn why community leaders across Georgia are excited about the work this afterschool program is doing: http://www.aecf.org/blog/organizations-learn-how-to-demonstrate-effectiveness-of-programs-for-people/ … [Read more...] about Future Foundation Gets Featured on the Annie E. Casey Foundation Blog Spot
Future Foundation CEO, Qaadirah Abdur-Rahim, has developed a “Theory of Change” to address how poverty can be disrupted and alleviated anywhere by giving children access to family, education, health, relationship and life skill support, creating what she calls a “second family environment". View the full article by the Atlanta Tribune at http://bit.ly/2pAhLKS as Abdur-Rahim discusses her thoughts on purpose, change and leadership! #ThePowerIssue … [Read more...] about Future Foundation CEO Qaadirah Abdur-Rahim Featured in Atlanta Tribune: The Magazine
News Release For Immediate Release For 10 consecutive years, 100 % of Future Foundation program participants have graduated from high school and attended post-secondary institutions. On March 29, 2017, Future Foundation celebrated Atlanta’s past, present and future investments in education for underserved youth at its Keep It 100% luncheon. Led by event chair, Curley Dossman, President of Georgia Pacific Foundation, and a host committee of 21 business and civic leaders, this signature fundraising event for Future Foundation invites the metro Atlanta community to become 100% Circle Investors with the goal of raising $350,000. The Jean Childs Young Individual Leadership in … [Read more...] about Future Foundation Celebrates Atlanta Investments in Education for Underserved Youth