We seek to help kids succeed in school and improve health, economic opportunities and neighborhoods for children and families.

Our Atlanta Civic Site team brings together civic, education, nonprofit and business partners to promote high-quality education for kids, economic opportunity for their parents and safety and stability in their communities. To those ends,we use the following core strategies:

From the Blog

Apply for Atlanta-based Leadership Program to Improve Third-Grade Reading

The Casey Foundation is seeking candidates in child- and family-serving fields in the Atlanta area for an intensive program to prepare leaders to boost third-grade reading proficiency. To apply for the program, candidates must complete a full application online by 5 p.m. EST, Friday, July 14, 2017. The 13-month leadership program will begin in December 2017.

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In collaboration with community partners, the Casey Foundation recently launched (ad)Vantage Point — a program developed by local artist Fahamu Pecou to provide young men of color from Maynard Jackson High School with an opportunity to share their experiences and perspectives using art.

Supporting Kids and Parents in the Atlanta Civic Site

Video: Helping Kids and Parents Thrive

While building a solid foundation for children to succeed, we connect their parents to the programs and services they need to become financially stable and build careers.

Fighting for Georgia's Young Readers

Winning the War for Reading Proficiency describes the Georgia Campaign for Grade-Level Reading's efforts to significantly increase the percentage of state children reading at or above grade level by the end of third grade by 2015.

Video: The Healthy Beginnings System of Care

The Dunbar Learning Complex provides programs and services to keep children on track developmentally. The Healthy Beginnings program helps connect kids and families to health services and resources.