Casey Seeks Grant Proposals for Atlanta Workforce Partnerships

The Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Atlanta Civic Site is seeking proposals for community-led workforce efforts to help residents in and around NPU-V develop their skills and secure well-paying jobs that align with their interests. We will award grants of up to $150,000 each to collaborative partnerships that pair resident engagement and leadership with strengths-based talent development, wraparound services and quality job placements.

The application deadline is 5 p.m. EDT on March 15, 2019. A pre-submission information session will be held on Feb. 12, 2019.

To learn more and download the RFP, please visit:

We hope you’ll join us in helping communities of color in Atlanta access the opportunities necessary for them to fully contribute to, and benefit from, the city’s growing economy.


2019 Fulton County Sheriff’s Office Citizen’s Law Enforcement Academy


The Fulton County Sheriff’s Office is delighted to announce the 5th Annual Fulton County Sheriff’s Office Citizen’s Law Enforcement Academy. The six weeks academy will begin Wednesday April 24th, end on Wednesday May 29th. The classes will meet every Wednesday evening from 6:00pm until 8:00pm. The academy is free of charge to the participants. A light dinner will be served.

The program’s goal is to familiarize the community with the day to day operations of law enforcement. Participants will be given an inside look at the Fulton County courthouse and jail operations, as well as an overview of the basic responsibilities of law enforcement.

In an effort to give participants the maximum experience, the class size is limited to 25 persons per six week session; therefore, it is important to submit your application as soon as possible. The deadline for application submission is Friday, March 29th.  Please feel free to give us a call if you need additional information. If you are unable to attend, your referral will be highly considered.

Thank you! We look forward to hearing from you!

Lt. Shavonne Edwards

Supporting Documents:
2019 Citizens Academy Application
2019 New Citzens Academy Flyer

Youth Law Summit

We would like to share an upcoming Youth Law Summit event with you and your organization. On April 13th, Judge Renata Turner, Presiding Judge of the Fulton County Juvenile Court will host an event designed for youth and parents, it will feature sessions that deal with topics such as healing circles, knowing your rights, workforce development, college prep and more. This event will take place Saturday April 13th from 9am-2pm at Impact Church, 2323 Sylvan Road, East Point, Georgia 30344. I have attached the RSVP link here.