The 2021 national KIDS Count report sheds light on the overall well-being of children in each state. Rebecca Rice, Georgia’s KIDS COUNT manager at Georgia Family Connection Partnership, discusses on WABE Radio the indicators that led Georgia to be ranked 38.
Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) secured $1.5 million for Georgia Family Connection Partnership in the FY22 Labor, Health and Human Resources, Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act which was approved by the House Appropriations last week and will now be considered by the full U.S. House of Representatives.
The Georgia Municipal Association is calling on youth leadership councils and youth community groups across the state to develop innovative ways to share the importance of the COVID-19 vaccine with peers in their communities through its “Teens & Vaccines Challenge.”
If you’re a parent or caregiver who has filed taxes before, you may already be familiar with the child tax credit, which most parents claim on their annual income tax return. For years, it has provided an after-the-fact credit for families with children.
The 2021 KIDS COUNT® Data Book, released today by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, identifies areas where Georgia’s children face struggles and measures where they’re making progress across four domains: economic well-being, education, family and community, and health.
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.