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
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!