FROM NEED TO SUFFICIENCY
OBJECTIVE: To provide individuals and families with the tools and means to improve self-sufficiency.
I. CAREER*LEARNING CENTER
We offer a comprehensive range of services aimed at fostering personal growth and professional development within the community. These services include access to our state-of-the-art computer station, engaging literacy projects, dedicated support for aspiring entrepreneurs, and invaluable onsite job training.
Our job training opportunities are available on both an on-call paid basis and a part-time volunteer basis, allowing individuals to choose the option that best suits their needs and circumstances. We prioritize hiring trainees from within the community, as we believe in empowering local talent and providing them with the tools necessary to succeed.
Here are a few examples of the events and activities we offer:
1. Utilize our well-equipped computer station to assist with various tasks such as creating resumes, typing reports, conducting job searches, and much more. Our aim is to equip individuals with the essential digital skills required in today's job market.
2. We facilitate the application process for both temporary and permanent work opportunities, helping individuals navigate the job market effectively and increase their chances of securing employment.
3. On the third Saturday of every month, we offer booth and event rental opportunities specifically designed to support artists and small businesses. This outreach initiative serves as a platform for local talent to showcase their products and services, fostering entrepreneurship and community engagement.
We are committed to providing a professional, compassionate environment that promotes individual growth and community empowerment. By availing yourself of our services and participating in our events, you can unlock new opportunities and enhance your prospects for personal and professional success.
@ 1st, 2nd, 3rd
@ Event Location
Atlanta, GA 30337
We offer a diverse range of services and events designed to promote literacy improvement and foster a love for learning within our community. These services include access to our computer station, a lending library dedicated to history and autobiographical books, book distributions for literacy enhancement, engaging literacy projects, and inspiring local author readings.
Here are a few examples of the programs and activities we offer:
1. Our lending library boasts a collection of history and autobiographical books that community members can check out. By providing access to these valuable resources, we encourage individuals to delve into the past and gain a deeper understanding of historical events and personal narratives.
2. Our computer station is equipped to assist individuals in various educational pursuits. Whether it's typing reports, playing interactive learning games, or engaging with educational resources online, our computer station serves as a valuable tool for enhancing digital literacy and supporting academic growth.
3. We believe in the power of books to transform lives. That's why we organize free book distributions specifically targeting school-aged youth. By providing them with access to a diverse range of books, we aim to cultivate a passion for reading and improve literacy skills within the younger generation.
We also engage in compelling literacy projects designed to promote critical thinking, creativity, and communication skills among community members. Additionally, we host local author readings, where talented writers from our area have the opportunity to share their works and inspire others through their stories.
Our commitment to fostering literacy improvement and educational growth is unwavering. By participating in our events and taking advantage of our services, you can embark on a journey of personal enrichment and contribute to the overall development of our community.
@ 1st, 2nd, 3rd
@ Event Location
Atlanta, GA 30337
II. RESOURCE SUPPORT
We offer comprehensive information on current transportation assistance programs aimed at providing individuals with valuable resources and support for their commuting needs.
Key features of our transportation assistance programs include:
Provision of adult bicycles specifically intended for work and transportation purposes. By offering these bicycles, we aim to facilitate reliable and eco-friendly transportation options for individuals within our community.
It's important to note that approval for assistance is not guaranteed, as we strive to allocate resources and support to those who are most in need. We carefully evaluate each application based on eligibility criteria and availability of funds or bicycles.
Our assistance programs are contingent upon the availability of funding or bicycles. While we endeavor to provide support to as many individuals as possible, it is important to note that assistance can only be extended when adequate resources are available.
In addition to the assistance programs, we also offer valuable contact information for organizations that provide further assistance. These organizations can offer additional resources and support tailored to specific transportation needs.
Furthermore, when funding allows, we provide temporary direct transportation assistance through trusted services such as Marta, Uber, or Lyft. This enables individuals to access reliable transportation options during times of need.
We understand the significance of accessible and reliable transportation in improving individuals' quality of life, independence, and access to essential services. Our compassionate approach aims to address these needs by providing information and assistance whenever possible, while remaining transparent about the availability of resources.
III. EDUCATIONAL EVENTS
BACK TO SCHOOL GIVEAWAY
We are delighted to co-sponsor our annual Back-to-School Event in collaboration with Blankies 4 My Buddies, a heartwarming initiative. This event aims to provide essential support and a fun-filled experience for children and teens as they prepare to return to school.
- Free school supplies: We are dedicated to ensuring that every child has the necessary tools for a successful academic year. We will be distributing free school supplies, helping students start their journey on the right foot.
- Refreshments: Ice cream or ice pops will be available to keep everyone cool and refreshed during the event. We understand the importance of creating a joyful atmosphere for both children and their families.
- Meals and food bags: We will be providing nourishing meals and food bags, ensuring that families have access to nutritious sustenance during the event and beyond.
- Haircuts and styling: Last year, we were fortunate to have the generous support of Clip N Whip, who provided complimentary basic haircuts and styling for children and teens. We hope to continue offering this service to enhance students' confidence and grooming.
Saturday, August 5
12:00pm to 4:00pm (food bags are distributed from 2:00pm to 4:00pm)
To Be Announced, Atlanta, GA 30349
Registration: NO registration is required for this event. All are welcome to attend. However, participation in on the field activities and hair cut/styling will require registration.
Please note that each event is unique, and we strive to provide the best experience possible. We will be posting full details of what will be offered at this event on or by August 1. This will include a comprehensive list of the available services and activities, ensuring that families can plan their participation accordingly. An application form will be added here in July.
We are committed to supporting the educational journey of children and teens in our community. By attending our Back-to-School Event, families can enjoy a memorable day filled with valuable resources, fun activities, and a sense of community spirit.