By Sarah Batts, Executive Director of the Shepherd Center Foundation and Past-President of The Junior League of Atlanta, Inc. In the wee hours of December 21, 2019, I received a call that told me 2020 would be beyond challenging. I groggily answered the phone to hear Sarah Morrison, president, and CEO of Shepherd Center, say,… Read More
By Charlotte Terrell, Talent Management Specialist and Past President of The Junior League of Atlanta, Inc. (2003-2004) This year has been one like no other. It started as most do with celebrations of a new year and the innumberable possibilities that await. Then COVID-19 happened, and we didn’t have a clear idea of what tomorrow… Read More
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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