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Embark Updates and Announcements

The Embark Georgia statewide network serves post-secondary professionals and institutions to ensure connectivity, share best practices, and provide information exchange among youth, community based stakeholders, and K-12 education.
We are launching a website!

On Monday, June 8th, EMBARK will be launching a website for its statewide network. On the site, you will find consolidated information for EMBARK's USG and TCSG institutions, their corresponding programs, and scholarship information for students. We look forward to keeping our website posted with up-to-date information regarding our program!

Come visit our new site on Monday at embarkgeorgia.org!
Program Profile

Kennesaw State University: 

 Campus Awareness, Resource & Empowerment (CARE) Center

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. The CARE Center provides case management, food supplies, personal care items, linens, and donated gift cards. The CARE Center also has access to funds generated from donations to the KSU Foundation.

For more information about The CARE Center, click here

News and Information:

1.  A reminder that the deadline for submitting an application for the NAEHCY LeTendre Fund Scholarship is June 19, 2015 at 5 p.m. EST. 

For additional information about the LeTendre Scholarship fund, please visit the Scholarship page website here.

2. GAcollege411.org is becoming GAfutures. 

For more information on what this change means, click here

Job Announcements:

1. MUST Ministries in Marietta, GA is currently seeking a Case Manager for the men's floor of its emergency shelter. Please note, that due to the intimacy of the work area and privacy concerns, applicants should be the same gender as the work area. The key purpose of this position is to assist clients in obtaining and maintaining the best possible housing solution for their individual circumstances through case management, advocacy, and referrals. 

For more information about this position, click here.


An Individual Development Account (IDA) is an asset building tool designed to enable low-income families to save towards a targeted amount usually used for building assets in the form of home ownership, post-secondary education, and small business ownership. Click on the image to find out if an IDA would be right for you!

Link to the Designated Points of Contacts for the University System of Georgia and the Technical College System of Georgia. 
Quick Tip!

If you are a Designated Point of Contact or know someone on campus associated with Freshman/Transfer Orientation, see if you can speak to the Orientation Leaders about youth who have experienced foster care and/or homelessness.

If you would like to see what Embark UGA used as an example, click here.

The Department of Education has created an infographic regarding dependency status for financial aid purposes. Be sure to check it out below!
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The J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development
– a public service and outreach unit of the University of Georgia – is dedicated to strengthening communities, organizations, and individuals through leadership development, training, and education.

Embark Georgia is located at the J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development.
David Meyers and Lori Tiller are the network directors. Our offices are located at 

1240 S. Lumpkin St.
Athens, GA 30605

You may contact us by calling 706-542-1108 or emailing  EMBARK@fanning.uga.edu
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