Building public, private and community partnerships to improve education, job opportunities, health and neighborhoods for Atlanta youth and families in low-income communities.
As home to UPS and our board of trustees, Atlanta is a place where we have a special interest in improving the well-being of kids and families. Since 2001, we’ve been committed to transforming a set of high-poverty city neighborhoods and helping low-income families overcome a number of challenges.
Educare Atlanta has seen a nearly 40% jump in babies and toddlers meeting or exceeding literacy expectations and 35% increase in parent employment. Nearly 100% of kids enrolled in the school’s health program had an annual primary care visit and received proper immunizations.
Our Atlanta Civic Site team brings together civic, education, nonprofit and business partners to promote high-quality education for kids, economic opportunity for their parents and safety and stability in their communities. To those ends,we use the following core strategies:
Winning the War for Reading Proficiency describes the Georgia Campaign for Grade-Level Reading's efforts to significantly increase the percentage of state children reading at or above grade level by the end of third grade by 2015.