Atlanta Civic Site

Building public, private and community partnerships to improve education, job opportunities, health and neighborhoods for Atlanta kids and families in low-income communities.

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Program Area

Civic Sites

Communities where the Foundation has hometown ties and introduces innovative strategies that integrate the best programs and promising approaches for serving children and their families.

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Program Area

Community Change

The Annie E. Casey Foundation is improving the neighborhoods where kids and their families live by promoting access to good schools, affordable homes and jobs. Read about our work here.

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Blog Post

Atlanta Civic Site: The Importance of Partners

Our work in the Atlanta Civic Site relies on a number of partners to promote academic success for kids and economic opportunities for parents and to transform neighborhoods. Learn more about the many organizations and agencies that help children, families and communities thrive.

November 19, 2013

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Seeding the Field

The Creation and Growth of the Center for Working Families Approach

This report discusses the Casey Foundation’s germination of a new approach to helping the poor find the social, financial and economic help available to them in a one-stop shopping environment – a new concept at the time. 

November 15, 2013

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Achieving the Anchor Promise

Improving Outcomes for Low-Income Children, Families and Communities

Interviews with anchor institutions (hospitals, universities, etc.), government leaders and community leaders help establish common ground for measuring the potential impact large businesses could have on surrounding neighborhoods. 

August 10, 2013

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The Anchor Dashboard

Aligning Institutional Practice to Meet Low-Income Community Needs

Funded by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, this document accompanies Achieving the Anchor Promise: Improving Outcomes for Low-Income Children, Families and Communities, and provides infomation on dashboard indicators connected to anchor institutions.

August 1, 2013

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Looking Through the Lens at East Baltimore’s Progress

East Baltimore Development Inc.'s “The Real East Baltimore” series highlights progress on the path toward responsible redevelopment and the transformation of an 88-acre area into a thriving, mixed-use community where families of all income levels can live, work and grow.

February 20, 2013

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