Supporting World Mental Health Day

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October 10 is World Mental Health Day. Here at the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, we’re committed to increasing the percentage of residents with health coverage and that includes expanding access and affordability of mental health services. The State of Mental Health in America 2018 reports that 1 in 5 …

Awareness of Well-being especially important during National Minority Health Month

Jami Edwards Community 0 Comments

During a meeting at the Tuskegee Negro Conference in 1914, Booker T. Washington provided a statistical report on the steeping mortality rates of African Americans and expressed his growing concern with the poor health conditions many of them faced. Washington recognized the connection between pitiable living conditions and poor health …

Well-being Impact Area: what did we learn in 2016?

Erin Dreiling Community, News 0 Comments

In 2016, the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta launched Impact Areas with measurable objectives as a way to focus our financial, partnership and advocacy investments in the Atlanta region. As a starting point for future trend analysis, we have created an Impact Area dashboard that captures baseline values. The following narrative, …