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Expanding Employment Opportunities for Returning Citizens in Atlanta

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Georgia's returning citizens — individuals who are returning to their families and the community after incarceration — are experiencing a smoother transition thanks to an organization called Georgia Justice Project, which is working to minimize the effects of a criminal record and help the formerly incarcerated regain their financial footing.

Posted October 16, 2017

Creating Trauma-Sensitive Communities


A new webinar explored how organizations that are pursuing a two-generation approach can begin to address trauma with the children and parents they serve.  

Posted October 16, 2017

Atlanta’s Dunbar Learning Complex: Lessons From a Two-Generation Approach

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Atlanta’s Dunbar Learning Complex is advancing an ambitious mission: To prepare children for kindergarten and have their health needs met while also helping parents secure family-supporting jobs and financially stability. And a new Annie E. Casey Foundation report — Helping Children and Parents Succeed Together — suggests that the complex is on the right track.   

Posted October 2, 2017

Helping Children and Parents Succeed Together


In 2010, with support from the Casey Foundation and others, the Dunbar Learning Complex opened in southwest Atlanta. Its goal? Help parents and their children succeed together. This report offers an early look at the Dunbar Learning Complex’s work to date. 

Posted October 2, 2017

What’s Happening at 352 University Avenue in Atlanta?

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This post checks in on the redevelopment plans for 352 University Avenue, a 31-acre property in Atlanta’s Pittsburgh neighborhood. Within the next decade, the Annie E. Casey Foundation hopes to transform the site into a vibrant space where residents can work, shop, create and play.

Posted September 7, 2017

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Building Baltimore's Next Economy

Greater Baltimore has significant assets on which to build a more opportunity-rich next economy, but they aren’t being fully exploited. What can be done?