Future Foundation closes the gap between dreams and reality for 1500 Atlanta youth and families living in poverty each year. Though surrounded by challenges like substance abuse, teen pregnancy, and community violence, 100% of Future Foundation’s teen participants have graduated from high school since 2007. A full 100% went on to post-secondary education. One hundred percent. It is worth repeating. Future Foundation’s model to empower youth to dream about, invest in, and prepare for their futures WORKS. You have asked how to get involved in this good work. Therefore, we invite you – and the Atlanta community – to become a founding member of the 100% Circle. 100% Circle launches on … [Read more...] about Join Future Foundation’s 100% Circle this Georgia Gives Day, November 12
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We had the opportunity to work with J Young Media, an award winning full service video production company. They utilize skilled videographers, producers, production assistants, editors, motion graphic artists, and other contractors. They use their abilities to collaborate with and promote local nonprofits using video (documentaries, PSA’s, video series, etc.) to create awareness and initiate change from the populations these nonprofits serve. J Young Media is currently in pre-production on a youth based series based in Atlanta, GA. The story will consist of a group of at-risk youth that are enduring a variety of social, emotional, and academic issues throughout their adolescent lives. … [Read more...] about J. Young Media’s Helping Our Youth Stand Out!
Two very important reports were released this week. First, the GA Department of Education released their new school accountability system, College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI), that measures schools and school districts on an easy-to-understand 100 point scale. The CCRPI is the new accountability system that replaces the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) measurement in Georgia. It will help parents and the public better understand how schools are performing in a more comprehensive manner than the pass/fail system previously in place under AYP. A link to online reports for each school and district can be found at: http://ccrpi.gadoe.org/2012. The … [Read more...] about GA DOE’s New Accountability System Reaffirms A Need for Academic Interventions in South Fulton