Commemorating Juneteenth

Nikonie Brown Uncategorized 0 Comments

Today is Juneteenth, a holiday that commemorates the June 19, 1865 announcement of the abolition of slavery in Texas. Since Texas was a remote slave state, news of the end of the Civil War and the Emancipation Proclamation was delayed. While some people celebrate on other dates that represent when …

Nonprofits helping immigrant families

Erin Dreiling Philanthropic Resources, Uncategorized 0 Comments

Last year, we published a blog entry about organizations helping children and their families at our southern border. Many of our donors continue to ask how they can support humanitarian aid and legal services, so we have updated our list. A number of nonprofit organizations, including several local ones, are …

What is HB 346?

Ray Uttenhove, Community Foundation donor Uncategorized 0 Comments

By Ray Uttenhove, Community Foundation donor Atlanta has the third highest rate of evictions in the country with the largest number affecting low-income renters. Housing instability has a rippling effect in a community often resulting in homelessness, poor educational outcomes, uncertainty for families and many more adverse effects. As a …