We seek to help kids succeed in school and improve health, economic opportunities and neighborhoods for children and families.

Our Atlanta Civic Site team brings together civic, education, nonprofit and business partners to promote high-quality education for kids, economic opportunity for their parents and safety and stability in their communities. To those ends,we use the following core strategies:

From the Blog

A Place to Call Home in Atlanta’s Pittsburgh Neighborhood

By the new year, Brandi Ownes and her family expect to move into a renovated, nearly 1,700-square-foot home in Atlanta's Pittsburgh neighborhood. It is one of 53 houses that the Casey Foundation purchased in 2015 to help increase homeownership in the area and transform it into an inclusive community where children and families can thrive.

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Georgia's returning citizens — individuals who are returning to their families and the community after incarceration — are experiencing a smoother transition thanks to an organization called Georgia Justice Project, which is working to minimize the effects of a criminal record and help the formerly incarcerated regain their financial footing.

Supporting Kids and Parents in the Atlanta Civic Site

Video: Helping Kids and Parents Thrive

While building a solid foundation for children to succeed, we connect their parents to the programs and services they need to become financially stable and build careers.

Fighting for Georgia's Young Readers

Winning the War for Reading Proficiency describes the Georgia Campaign for Grade-Level Reading's efforts to significantly increase the percentage of state children reading at or above grade level by the end of third grade by 2015.

Video: The Healthy Beginnings System of Care

The Dunbar Learning Complex provides programs and services to keep children on track developmentally. The Healthy Beginnings program helps connect kids and families to health services and resources.