The Walter Young YMCA is a center that provides wellness for families and individuals by providing the community with opportunities by providing pool facilities, gym coaches, and group fitness activities such as pilates and yoga. Having a wide range of activities for adults as well as youth groups, from baseball to preschool classes, the YMCA community is an active group supporting families.
CARE is a global humanitarian organization providing disaster relief to areas in crisis, while providing long-term solutions to poverty around the world.
Central Outreach and Advocacy Center assists nearly 10,000 men, women, and children each year in avoiding or overcoming homelessness and advocates with and for them for positive changes in the Atlanta community.
The Mayor’s Office of Innovation Delivery and Performance is charged with driving meaningful progress and tangible results on the Administration’s top priorities in partnership with City operating departments and external partners. The Innovation Delivery Team is a special projects team that drives progress on the Mayor’s top-priority challenges by working collaboratively with staff and partners to identify the best ideas, prioritize them by feasibility and impact, structure implementation plans, and secure the resources and support necessary for successful delivery.
Coca-Cola was founded in Atlanta, Georgia in 1886 and has now grown into one of the most recognized brands in the world. As one of the most iconic brands, the Coca-Cola Company is a sponsor is many events from sports through a number of charities. In 2011 the company celebrated it 125 year anniversary, continuing the success of such an enduring, iconic brand.
During these difficult financial times, DeKalb County is focused on providing the best level of service to their residents and businesses while maintaining a balanced budget and efficient government. The county’s mission is to make the priorities of the citizens of DeKalb County; the priorities of county government – by achieving a safer DeKalb, building stronger neighborhoods, creating a fiscally accountable and more efficient county government, and uniting the citizens of DeKalb County. With this in mind, the county will engage in a strategic planning process called FOCUSS (fiscal accountability, opportunity, community, unity, safety and sustainability) DeKalb.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta is one of the twelve reserve federal banks in the United States, covering the Sixth Federal Reserve District. This includes the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and parts of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee. This bank functions by having large roles in the areas of monetary policy, bank supervision and regulation, as well as the operation of a nationwide payment system.
Goshen Valley Boys Ranch is the flagship program of the Goshen Valley Foundation. It is a home for 40 young men, ages 11-18, living in the Georgia state foster care system. Goshen Valley is a family-based model of care. There are 6 homes, and a full-time house parent couple cares for each young man who comes to the Ranch. Young men are surrounded with love and care through intentional relationships and programs that focus on hope and healing.
The Office of Planning and Budget (OPB) exists to serve the Governor and the state in a multitude of ways. The office works with the Governor to develop the state’s strategic plan, provide research and analysis, and regulatory services. Additionally, OPB supplies official demographic and statistical data about the state of Georgia.
IBM is a global technology and innovation company. It offers a wide range of technology and consulting services; a broad portfolio of middleware for collaboration, predictive analytics, software development and systems management; and the world’s most advanced servers and supercomputers. Utilizing its business consulting, technology and R&D expertise, IBM helps clients become “smarter” as the planet becomes more digitally interconnected.
MedShare is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving healthcare and the environment through the efficient recovery and redistribution of the surplus of medical supplies and equipment to those most in need. MedShare also outfits medical missions and safety net clinics in both the U.S. and abroad.
Newton County is made up of parts of Henry, Jasper and Walton counties and dates to 1821. Its name honors Sergeant John Newton, a companion of the Revolutionary War hero William Jasper. Covington, the county seat, is named for Patriot General Leonard Covington. Newton was the first county in the United States to give public school students free transportation, the idea of School Commissioner G. C. Adams in 1893.
StoryMuse provides unique strategies for personal, business, and community development through reality storytelling & theater techniques–everywhere it is needed.
The Supreme Court of Georgia is the highest court in the state. What gets decided by this court is generally the last word, although decisions may be petitioned for appeal to the United States Supreme Court if they involve federal constitutional law. Georgia’s Supreme Court reviews decisions made by the state’s lower trial courts in civil and criminal cases. This court alone rules on questions involving the constitutionality of state statutes, criminal cases in which the death sentence was imposed or could have been imposed, election contests, and petitions from decisions of the Court of Appeals.
United Way is building a strong future for Greater Atlanta by ensuring that every child in the community has the opportunity to reach his or her potential. The organisation invests in more than 200 programs in 13 counties through the United Way Child Well-Being Impact Fund, and brings together people and resources to tackle complex community issues and drive sustainable positive change to help the community thrive.