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Latest Study on Georgia’s Homeless Students

The latest policy report on Georgia’s homeless students from the Institute for Children, Poverty & Homelessness has been released. See how Cobb County fares. Note that the US Dept. of Education’s definition of homelessness includes students who are “doubled up” or have no option but to stay with others in overcrowded, often unsafe living conditions.…

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August General Membership Meeting

We had terrific attendance at our general membership meeting today. Thank you to all who came out to wish Karen well on her journey. The Powerpoint from the Georgia Family Connection Partnership can be found HERE .  The Partnership website is here: http://gafcp.org/ We look forward to seeing you at upcoming events!

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Cobb Commissioners To Vote August 28

The Cobb Board of Commissioners approved a millage rate increase and the FY19 budget on July 25. This included funding for the Cobb County Nonprofit Grant. On August 28, the Commissioners will vote to approve the allocation of the $850,000 grant based upon the recommendations of the Cobb Collaborative Board of Directors. The meeting will…

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Lunch & Learn – June

We had an awesome Lunch & Learn with Jared Simmons of OUTLAST Consulting LLC who led the attendees through an exercise in how to tell your story. See the resources here.

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Townhalls & Public Hearings – Cobb County Budget

Cobb Commissioners Chairman Mike Boyce is holding a series of townhall meetings about the proposed FY19 Cobb County Budget. Dates (click HERE for locations): (All at 7pm) Monday, June 18 Tuesday, June 19 Wednesday, June 20 Monday, June 25 Wednesday, June 27 Thursday, June 28 Monday, July 9 There will also be public hearings held…

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Point of Entry

See the latest information on the Continuum of Care’s Coordinated Entry program  

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Lunch & Learn – April

Did you miss our Lunch & Learn with Kathy Grosskurth, owner of Bookkeeping Clean & Simple in April? Not to worry! Kathy prepared a helpful powerpoint. Have questions about your bookkeeping? Feel free to contact Kathy and we will see you at out next Lunch & Learn on June 19 at the Mansour Center!

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Community Conversation on Mental Health

Over 50 participants joined together on Wednesday, March 28 to engage in our first ever “community conversation” about mental health resources in Cobb County. The powerpoint from DBHDD Community Representative Michael Link can be found here. NAMI Cobb Cobb Douglas Community Services Board  

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Materials from ABC Workshop

Did you miss our ABC Workshop in March with Chris York of The LEAD Institute? See the powerpoint here. Are you practicing your “story?” Are you setting up meetings with potential donors?

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