My heart has been heavy this week as I learned about the consecutive killings of two South Fulton students due to senseless violence. One of those students, Benson West, was a freshmen at Banneker High School and participating in our RealTalk ATL Program. I never met Benson, but I learned from our team this morning […]
Community Circles build teams, fight bullying
If you want to make a large impact in society, start in your own community. That’s one of the lessons rising 6th and 7th graders get during our Community Circles exercises, which begin each day of summer program. The 30-minute Community Circles focus on topics that aren’t typically addressed in school. “Students at this age […]
“We [Heart] UPS”
Since 2012, UPS has awarded Future Foundation more than $50,000 to support after-school programming. In early 2015, we requested additional funding to support the Reef House Afterschool Program (RHAP) Digital Learning Lab Project. Digital media is altering the landscape of learning in both higher education and K-12 schools. Access to technology out-of-school is crucial to […]
REALTALK ATL ASSIST BOOKS FOR AFRICA!
A RealTalk ATL Ambassadors Community Service Project, our ambassadors are collecting, sorting, shipping and distributing books to students of all ages in Africa. Books for Africa’s goal is to end the book famine in Africa.
SUMMERTIME STEM @ SIEMENS
On Tuesday 7/15/2014 the teens were invited to participate in Siemens Science Day. George Buchanan, a Future Foundation Board Member, taught the teens all about windmills and how they operate. They learned that “Wind turbines”, the modern equivalent of the windmill, are usually grouped into large collections of units to produce electricity. These are called […]
#10Yrs of Impact is Worth Celebrating!
It’s been #10Yrs and we’re celebrating youth dreams fulfilled and actualized. Their stories speak for themselves. All proof that a good foundation makes all the difference. To read all about it, check out our 2013 Annual Report here. To our stakeholders, thank you for all of your continued support and dedication to our mission.