By Yvette T. Dupree, Ph.D., Operations Consultant and Volunteer for Internal Operations Council, The Junior League of Atlanta, Inc. Literacy starts before a child meets their first teacher. This is why talking, reading and singing with young children at home is crucial; it forms the connections in their brains that help build literacy skills (American… Read More
By LeKeisha D. Jackson, Ph.D., Peachtree Papers Editor, The Junior League of Atlanta, Inc. Service remains at the heart of The Junior League of Atlanta, Inc. (JLA) amid these unprecedented circumstances. As the world experiences the pandemic’s strain on the public’s health and healthcare systems, JLA sought to fill the gap through supporting local hospitals… Read More
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Generational poverty occurs in families where at least two generations have been born into poverty. Unlike situational poverty, which occurs when someone experiences a sudden change in circumstances (job, illness, divorce, etc.), generational poverty is part of a cycle that is often incredibly hard to break out of.
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