“We realized that, if we want to end child sex trafficking, we had to stop talking about kids and start talking to them,” says youthSpark Program Coordinator Allison Hood.
Based on the idea that design is a way of looking at the world with an eye for changing it, this summer‘s Design for Social Impact exhibit at Museum of Design Atlanta offered a look at how designers, engineers, students, professors, architects, and social entrepreneurs from across the Southeast are using design to solve 21st century problems.
Celebrating its tenth anniversary, the Macon Film Festival (MaGa) decided it was time for a change: beginning in 2015, the 4-day series held before now each February will partner with the Bragg Jam Music, Arts, and Kids Festival to create a ten-day mega-event in the middle of July.
With their toll-free All Georgia Kids hotline (1-877-ALL-GA-KIDS) and a user-friendly website at allgakids.org, Quality Care for Children became the first and only statewide resource helping families find affordable, quality child care.
When City of Refuge was gifted a large facility by philanthropist Malon Mimms, CEO Bruce Deel envisioned turning the space into a “one-stop shop” for families facing the crisis of homelessness. “Many of our clients were struggling to get the resources they need, because they had to visit many organizations, make multiple appointments, find funds for public transportation to get there, line up child care,” said Deel.