Community Support Programs
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Community Building Institute (CBI)
Vanessa Milton firstname.lastname@example.org Part-time contract worker
Ella Davis email@example.com
Carol Crumby firstname.lastname@example.org
Donna Priest Brown email@example.com
Purpose: To assist members of the community to increase their network,
improve impact on their community and inspire others.
Contacts: Robyn Williams
MPH Project Manager Homeless/ Community Engagement United Way of Greater Atlanta
Protip Biswas Vice President Homeless & Place Based Initiatives
Civics 101 with Donna/Dr. White
Purpose: inform the community of Legislative changes that affected the school system, changes in DeKalb County school budget and the concept of Community Schools, Provide information about major changes in the county, state and cities that affect the local community.
Contacts: South DeKalb Parent Council Donna Priest-Brown; firstname.lastname@example.org
Community Schools / SharedStory
Stewart Scott | Ella Davis email@example.com
Students will join the Board of Ga Coalition for public Education
Purpose: To education the community on the benefits of having community schools. Provide training to parents to promote parent leaders in the school.
Contact: Janet Kishbaugh, JD
Research & Information Service
Public Education Matters Georgia
Volunteer Initiative/NAACP Sponsor
Ella Davis firstname.lastname@example.org on committee
Purpose: to promote the community to volunteer at the local schools in South DeKalb
Contact: Lance Hammond, NAACP
Solomon Stephens email@example.com
Contacts: Tommy Travis, NAACP Education
Area Superintendent Region 7 Dr. Bernetta Jones & Staff
Other Contacts: Area Superintendent Region 6 Pamela Benford
Kids Video Literacy Sponsor Kids Video Connection
Purpose: To use video production as a teaching tool to educate and empower today’s youth with media literacy, communication and critical thinking skills that will help them become independent thinkers and creators for tomorrow. SDIAE acts as a conduit to building a relationship between Kids Video Connection and community schools.
Purpose: SDIAE is partnering with Student Voice to bring a chapter of this national organization to high schools in South Dekalb. We are seeking 3-4 students from each high school to volunteer to become Organizing Fellows. These students will be trained and should have an interest in improving educational environment in Dekalb County.