The Cobb Collaborative is a Funding Information Network partner of Candid. As a partner, Cobb Collaborative provides free access to the most comprehensive information available on foundation and corporate giving. It features electronic resources as well as professional staff to assist visitors. Contact Irene Barton, Executive Director at ibarton@cobbcollaborative.org with any questions. How to access…

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Spring break is a good time to have conversations with your adolescents and teens about topics that should be approached thoughtfully. Without the daily stress of homework and deadlines, you can set aside some time for those conversations.  The Parent Toolkit provides practical information to help parents navigate topics and situations that all families face, including…

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Carlos Garcia, Hispanic Outreach Coordinator for the Cobb county Sheriff’s Office and Irene Barton were introduced last week. The discussion led to the importance of cross sector collaboration to ensure the safety of all community members. Irene introduced Garcia to Migdalia Rivera at Ser Familia, a Collaborative member that works to strengthen partnerships and create pathways to…

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Cobb Library Foundation invites you to support the first Annual Read Across America Storytime Fundraiser by voting for your favorite Dr. Seuss book. Proceeds from the event will be donated to the Cobb County Public Library System for technology, literacy programs, summer reading programs and more.

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Interview with Tony Stanley, Counselor at The Extension. Learn more about the work of the Extension, its services, and the support it offers the community. https://www.theextension.org/​ | (770) 590-9075 https://thezonegeorgia.com/

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Cobb Collaborative is excited to share about our latest endeavor, Mind Your Mind Speaks, a podcast that brings together subject matter experts and community leaders to raise awareness, share resources and inspire action through recorded conversations about mental well-being topics. The podcast is part of our Mind Your Mind initiative and will support our work…

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Operation FastTrack seeks to train and employ unemployed individuals in Cobb County who have been displaced from their previous employment due to the effects of COVID-19. Participants will enroll in training in the subject area of their choice: Information Technology, specifically A+/Net+ and Cybersecurity Skilled Trades, specifically Certified Welding Technician Healthcare, specifically earning a combined…

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Collecting Books in Other Languages “In today’s increasingly interconnected and interdependent world, proficiency in other languages is a vital skill” (Lead With Language). Recognizing our community’s diversity, the Cobb Collaborative actively seeks books in other languages to deliver to children who struggle to access books. We will distribute donated the books to families who will…

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The Georgia General Assembly began its 2021 session on January 11. Highlights of the first week included Gov. Kemp’s State of the State Address and committee assignments. Local and state policy plays an important role in our nonprofit work, and it’s important that our elected officials know of the important work that you are doing. BoardSource states…

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