Over 140 Georgia organizations are addressing learning loss

United Way of Greater Atlanta and the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services strategically partnered to reduce learning loss through a statewide competitive grant program. Grants in 2022-2023 supported community-based organizations in Georgia that were reducing learning loss through building reading skills, improving math proficiency, supporting school transition, strengthening family engagement, supporting learning acceleration, […]

Foundation Relations at United Way

Our goal is to elevate the progression of your foundation’s mission by exploring United Way of Greater Atlanta’s diverse portfolio of investment priorities that align with your foundation’s work through a mutually beneficial partnership.  

Equity and justice through universal literacy

As seen through the United Way’s Child Well-Being Index, literacy rates in our region are unconscionably tied to zip code, race, and ethnicity — keeping equity and justice out of reach for so many. After two disrupted school years, the need has never been greater or the stakes higher. Our brains are naturally wired to […]

The 2022 Child Well-Being Public Policy Agenda

By Katrina D. Mitchell, Chief Community Impact Officer – United Way of Greater Atlanta and Erica Fener Sitkoff, Ph.D., Executive Director – VOICES for Georgia’s Children While much news these days focuses on COVID-19 — cases, hospitalizations, deaths, masks, vaccinations, and variants — other challenges, which existed well before the pandemic, are finally getting the […]

The Power of Community Storytelling

The section under race on my mother’s birth certificate says white. That struck me because although my mom is fair skinned and probably could pass for a white woman, she was far from white. In fact, my mother is a third-generation Latino woman whose parents, my grandparents, migrated from Puerto Rico. If anyone were to […]

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