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Ferst Readers of Cobb County Distributes Record Number of Books in February!

“Ferst Readers was founded in 1999 to address the growing problem of children, many from low-income communities, entering kindergarten without basic early literacy skills and school readiness, a preventable problem that has far-reaching impacts throughout students’ lives. The recipe for early school success is simple: start school with strong literacy skills. Ferst Readers’s recipe for encouraging early literacy development…

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Seeing is Reading – Free Eyeglasses!

136 children have received free eyeglasses from Vision To Learn (VTL) through mobile eye clinic visits at Cobb County Public Libraries since the program began last summer. Upcoming clinics will be taking place at the following locations during Cobb County’s Spring Break: Monday, April 1, 9:30am-3pm South Cobb Regional Library, 805 Clay Rd. Mableton Tuesday, April 2,…

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Call to Action! Utility Program Supports Low Income Households

We need your voice!! There is an urgent issue that would benefit greatly from your support. Cobb Electric Member Corporation is an electric company in our Georgia community. They’re currently considering starting a program, called Pay As You Save, that would give low income communities, renters, fixed income residents, building owners, and other residents, including…

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Workforce Partners Resource Fair!

We’re looking for organizations that assist with workforce re-entry, family stability, and more to be a part of our upcoming Workforce Partners Resource Fair! If you are interested in being an exhibitor, see the flyer attached.  

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Gov. Kemp, State Leaders Announce Smartphone App for Youth in Crisis

Don’t miss this great article about how Governor Kemp is meeting the need of a necessary resource for our youth!  Atlanta, Georgia – Today, Governor Brian P. Kemp, First Lady Marty Kemp, and state officials announced a new mobile application to support the Georgia Crisis and Access Line (GCAL), a 24/7 hotline offering free and…

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Marietta Alcohol Awareness Campaign

Parents Who Host, Lose the Most: Don’t Be a Party to Teenage Drinking– A campaign to educate parents about the health and safety risks of providing alcohol to teenagers and increases awareness of and compliance with underage drinking laws. Jump on this bandwagon! The Cobb Community Alliance to Prevent Substance Abuse (CCAPSA) is working to…

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U.S. Census 2020 Jobs!

Apply online today for a temporary position with the U.S. Census Bureau. Pay ranges from $12.00-$27.50 an hour. Visit 2020CENSUS.GOV/JOBS for more details and to apply! GA Flyer

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Town Hall Meeting – January 16

The Cobb Community Alliance to Prevent Substance Abuse (CCAPSA) is co-hosting a Town Hall with Let’s Be Clear Georgia. All members and stakeholders are invited! Keeping Families Safe – THC, Marijuana, & Driving Stoned: What We Don’t Know Can Hurt Us Town Hall Meeting Wednesday, January 16, 2019   NorthStar Church, Kennesaw, (in Cobb County),…

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2019 Point in Time Count Needs Volunteers

GA-506 Marietta/Cobb Continuum of Care is seeking volunteers for the 2019 Point-In-Time Homeless Count January 30, 2019 SEEKING VOLUNTEERS – UNSHELTERED COUNT The Marietta/Cobb Continuum of Care will conduct the 2019 Point-In-Time Count on Wednesday, January 30. The Point-In-Time Count is a snapshot of the homeless families and individuals staying in Cobb County on a…

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