All of the nonprofits that the class has worked with.
- ForeverFamily– provides care for and services to children in foster care and/or with incarcerated parents
- Trees Atlanta– a nationally recognized citizens group that protects and improves Atlanta’s urban forest by planting, conserving, and educating.
- Gateway Center– provides a supportive and compassionate setting where individuals can receive the tools, programs, and services they need to end their homelessness.
- Atlanta Harm Reduction Coalition– a community-based wellness organization committed to promoting health and dignity by HIV/AIDs, STI, and substance abuse within vulnerable communities
- Partnership Against Domestic Violence– works to end domestic/intimate partner violence through education and awareness, while also offering safety and shelter for battered women and their children.
- Solomon’s Temple– provides support, education and transitional housing to women and children facing, in the midst of, or emerging from homelessness.
- Wholesome Wave Georgia – improves access to fresh, nutritious food for those receiving SNAP benefits (food stamps) through their 2-for-1 program at farmer’s markets across the state.
- Global Growers– connects the agricultural talent of the local refugee community to opportunities in sustainable agriculture
- United Health Initiative– educates Atlantans about issues of health disparity, advocates for change, builds collaborative partnerships, and develops the best practice models for under-served communities in Metro Atlanta to advance equity in health and well-being.
- Alliance Theatre– aims to lead the national field by deeply engaging with its local community, modeling radical inclusion and catalytic experiences on our stages, in our classrooms, and throughout Atlanta.
- First Step Staffing– provides jobs & transport for the homeless, former convicts, and veterans
- Second Helpings Atlanta– distributes unused food from grocery stores & restaurants to homeless shelters, soup kitchens, and other community service providers
- G.E.E.A.R.S.– promotes the importance of quality early childhood (ages 0-4) education and advocates for better access & standards across Georgia
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