What does it take to pass legislation that ensures healthy futures for Georgia’s children? It’s comparable to jumping rope on the playground: there are multiple roles required in order to play.
Busy season for retailers is the last two months of the year. For swimming pool operators, it’s the dog days of summer. The busy season for the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute is the 40-day legislative session of the Georgia General Assembly that ended this year on April 2.
Now more than midway through the 2015 session, the Georgia Legislature continues work debating bills that may have an impact on your organization's impact area or the Georgia nonprofit sector as a whole.
The idea for the Junior Board of Directors at Hemophilia of Georgia arose in a strategic planning meeting just two years ago. Today, its seven members are working hard to raise awareness of the disorder and support HoG’s work by planning fundraisers, recruiting volunteers, working at events, and representing HoG in their communities.
“We realized that, if we want to end child sex trafficking, we had to stop talking about kids and start talking to them,” says youthSpark Program Coordinator Allison Hood.