Gathering in smaller rooms: Counting the chairs at the counting party’s convention

It wasn’t remarkable that Gov. Brian Kemp and Attorney General Chris Carr got booed at the state Republican convention last weekend. Johnny Isakson, Saxby Chambliss and Nathan Deal are among those who’ve been booed in previous conventions. What was notable was the room they got booed in. The post Gathering in smaller rooms: Counting the chairs at the counting party’s convention appeared first on SaportaReport. SaportaReport Read More

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Sparked by Passion: Volunteer Leaders Are The Engine that Empowers Non-Profits

It all started with a spark of passion. It was 1998. Brand new to Atlanta, brand new to the practice of law, and brand new to “adulthood,” I found myself seated at a table with Atlanta business leaders in Centennial Park.  I ate a hamburger, and a 10-year-old boy from the Pittsburgh community of Atlanta The post Sparked by Passion: Volunteer Leaders Are The Engine that Empowers Non-Profits appeared first on SaportaReport. SaportaReport Read More

Georgia News

The Power of Unity to Connect Our City

Families First supports clients at various points across the continuum of care including adoption, foster care, parenting, mental and behavioral health, supportive housing, and healthy starts. Our work is a team effort including staff, the board, supporters, and sponsors and donors.  On June 9 at 9:00 am, Unity for a Difference will bring together our supporters The post The Power of Unity to Connect Our City appeared first on SaportaReport. SaportaReport Read More

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The perseverance of Morris Brown College: A bright future ahead

As Dr. Kevin James began his tenure at the Historically Black institution, Morris Brown College was trying to retain its accreditation that was forfeited almost twenty years ago. This third and final installment of this series looks at the work done by James and his administration. By Allison Joyner One year after being the interim The post The perseverance of Morris Brown College: A bright future ahead appeared first on SaportaReport. SaportaReport Read More

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Families First on the rebound – focusing on making families more resilient

A couple of years ago, one of Georgia’s oldest nonprofit organizations – Families First – was struggling with a turnover in leadership for the past several years. The post Families First on the rebound – focusing on making families more resilient appeared first on SaportaReport. SaportaReport Read More