The odds are stacked against too many children across America today. In Georgia, 47 percent of children live in families considered low-income. The Atlanta metropolitan area is still one of the hardest places for children to climb out of poverty: In South Fulton County, where the Future Foundation is based, one in four families live below the poverty line.
As riverkeepers, we fight to ”keep” our rivers clean and healthy for everyone. Though you might think that rivers are all we are concerned about, we also focus heavily on safeguarding Georgia’s drinking waters: The first goal of the Waterkeeper Alliance, our international organization of riverkeepers, is protecting drinkable water.
Nonprofit Voice | Cultivating the next nonprofit generation: How YNPN Atlanta invests in new industry talent
It’s a common problem: Young nonprofit professionals are hungry to improve their skillsets and resumes, but organizational budgets are just as strained as their wallets.
I spent last weekend glued to the television and radio, listening to the terrible news of the attack on Paris on Friday, November 13. I am horrified by the brutality of those attacks. I cannot imagine the terror people felt during these attacks and the loss felt in its aftermath. I, like many of you, am consumed with feelings of anger and fear.
Nonprofit Voice | Working Together Must Work: Why Collaboration is Key to Success at Next Generation Men
In the private sector, success is often defined by pure competition: beating your peers and gaining a greater market share. From a business perspective, this approach is logical and desirable. Your company and employees depend on your ability to sell something better than others in the marketplace: It’s as simple as that.