Polk County’s Complete Count Committee—which includes county and city representatives, public health officials, local media, parents, and leaders from local schools, libraries, and churches—brainstormed new ways to promote the census, particularly in hard-to-reach neighborhoods.
The new Supporting Onsite Learning for Virtual Education (SOLVE) Program provides additional childcare funding options for students ages 5-12 whose school systems have opted for virtual-only learning models during the pandemic.
As of today, 27% of Georgians have still not responded and only 38 of Georgia’s counties are meeting their 2010 rate, which places Georgia 49th in the nation in total response. More than ever, we can see in the wake of this pandemic why the census matters.
When members of a community vote in elections, they increase civic health. More voting and more information about voting equals healthier, more supportive communities. And that means a better life for you and your family.
With many parents returning to work, families are not always able to stay at home and assist their children with virtual instruction. DECAL is offering families the ability to search for child care for school age children enrolled in distance learning.
Twiggs County Family Connection Executive Director Lea Toney, spoke with 41NBC about a recent project that kept kids reading over the summer and how the organization plans to continue to serve the community.
The Georgia Family Connection Partnership WIC Matters Cohort, a group of nine Georgia Family Connection Collaboratives, is working together with WIC to help ensure that all eligible women are informed about, enroll in, and actively use the program’s valuable resources.
Seventeen Georgia community organizations have been selected to receive technical assistance and funding from the Georgia Division of Family & Children Services through its State of Hope initiative, which provides opportunities for local community programs to enhance what they’re already doing to improve the quality of life for Georgia families.