One in a series of profiles of the people who make our work possible. Javana is Program Manager of our Reef House Learning Center. Her recent graduation from Atlanta Technical College with an Associate of Arts (AA) degree in Business Administration helped motivate Future Foundation students to focus on their own high school graduation. Javana also has certification in Child Development from Laney and Merritt College in Oakland, California, and earned her Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential from Spelman College. Where do you live? College Park Describe your current activities at Future Foundation. I serve as the Program Manager of the Reef House Learning Center, where … [Read more...] about Stakeholder Spotlight: Javana Monson-Hodges
To RSVP, email Aliyah Abdur-Rahman or Angela Goggins or call us at 404-766-0510. Hope to see you there. … [Read more...] about Parent Connect Host Money Management Workshop – April 29, 2014
If both halves of the brain are not processing at the same speed and working together, the entire body is not functioning as a whole or at its best. That’s the theory behind Brain Balance, which was introduced to Future Foundation in 2013. The program, which started with four boys, now has eight active participants, with eight more coming into the program starting in April. Brain Balance integrates three key pillars of brain development—sensory motor exercises, cognitive activities and nutritional guidance—to address the root cause of most learning and developmental issues. This unique integrated approach is what makes Brain Balance different and so effective. “One side of the brain … [Read more...] about Future Foundation introduces groundbreaking Brain Balance program
One in a series of profiles of the people who make our work possible. Where do you live? Inman Park What is your current job? I am currently the Chief Development Officer of the Arthritis Foundation, responsible for $100 million in revenue from diverse donor sources. We raise money through major gifts, direct mail, corporate sponsorships, planned giving and events. How did you learn about Future Foundation? I learned about it from board chair Eric Barnum who is in my Leadership Atlanta class. Describe your activities as a Future Foundation board member. I am a new member so I am hoping to engage in all activities that will result in the most good for the … [Read more...] about Board Member Spotlight: Meagan Fulmer
One in a series of profiles of the people who make our work possible. Where do you live? I live in Duluth, Georgia. What is your current job? What does it involve? I’m currently an Account Executive with Siemens’ Building Performance and Sustainability group. I’m responsible for the growth and development of our energy services and energy management business here in the State of Georgia, specifically in the education and municipal markets segments. How did you learn about Future Foundation? I learned about Future Foundation through its CEO. I reconnected with Qaadirah at the annual South Metro Development Outlook conference about 18 months ago. I was intrigued as she shared … [Read more...] about Board Member Spotlight: George Buchanan
Today, United Way of Greater Atlanta announced the winners of its DARE to Forget the Box! prizes. Out of the 80 agencies that applied and 25 finalists, we were one of four collaborative teams addressing critical systemic issues to be selected to receive prizes. We are proud to say that we are a recipient of a $300,000 grant annually, totaling $900,000 over the next three years that will greatly impact the lives of over a hundred youth and families in South Fulton! Along with 6 other community partners (Siemens Corporation, Willie J. Freeman College Park Regional Health Center, Fulton County Office of Workforce Development, Woodland Middle School, Banneker High School, & Youth … [Read more...] about United Way announces FUTURE FOUNDATION as winner of their $300,000 Dare to Forget the Box Prize – to implement the innovative works of the College Park Enrichment Collaboration (CPEC)!