President Bre West remarks on JLA Pivots during Covid19 Pandemic to Better Serve the Community

By Bre West, President, The Junior League of Atlanta, Inc.

The Atlanta Speech School, founded by JLA in 1938, created the Pop-Up Early Learning program as a free online educational resource.

For the first time in more than 100 years, people worldwide are painstakingly adjusting to a new reality as we emerge from self-isolation in a “semi” post-quarantine era. Many of us are reeling as we try to put food on the table, maintain flexible employment or keep a roof over our heads. For families with school-age children, life can be even more daunting as some children face deep deprivations without many of the multidimensional needs often met in schools.

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