A new Little Free Library just outside the Georgia Military College Zebulon campus is part of the Pike Family Connection Collaborative’s Pike Literacy Project that began October 2020 in partnership with the Pike County School District.
Jones County was selected to receive a one-year grant to fund projects that increase community and regional awareness of trauma and create a collective understanding of how early childhood trauma can impact future learning and development of children.
The events of the past year—including the pandemic, Black Lives Matter protests and the insurrection in the Capitol—have shown our nation what happens when we don’t address civic challenges or risk factors.
City Council members and Cobb County School District partners contributed to the groundbreaking of the newest Little Free Library in Cobb County, designed to improve literacy by increasing access to books in the community.
Get Georgia Reading, GPB, and GaDOE assembled an array of fun activities parents and caregivers can use to connect with their children at home and reached out to some Georgia Family Connection Collaboratives to get the materials to their most vulnerable families.
Get Georgia Reading partner Renaissance is again delivering thousands of free books—plus engaging daily news articles—to your computer and mobile devices, available 24 hours a day from May 3 through July 31.
Childhood trauma affects emotional and mental health, and physiological health. LaDonna Collins of the Rome-Floyd County Commission on Children and Youth says understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences and how to prevent them are key components in seeing communities thrive.