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Embark Launches Website

06/04/2015

Embark is proud to announce the launch of the first of its kind website for Georgia.  Let us know your feedback.

Embark News Campaign 31

04/10/2015

News Campaign 31 includes the profile of Georgia Gwinnett's program Grizzlies Helping Grizzlies and other information, articles and announcements.

Embark News Campaign 30

02/23/2015
Scholarships and Taxes EditionWe have compiled a list of scholarship and tax resources that could be useful for students. If you know of any scholarships that are not listed, feel free to email us so that we can make a more complete list.  

Embark News Campaign 29

02/20/2015

This update includes several articles on the need for support after foster care, as well as articles and resources highlighting financial literacy for foster care youth

Embark News Campaign 28

01/12/2015

This update lists upcoming events and how to register and includes articles about child homelessness reaching an all time high, upcoming discussed changes to community colleges, and spotlights a student advocate for homeless youth

Embark News Campaign 27

12/17/2014

This update gives information on the College Connections for Student Success Conference, and includes an article covering harsh realities of students without a place to go for the holidays, and a spotlight article on a former foster care youth's story. This update also gives information on Covenant House Georgia (CHGA), which is a unique crisis shelter dedicated to serving homeless, runaway, and trafficked youth (ages 18-21).

Embark News Campaign 26

12/04/2014

This update includes articles "Foster Success in Michigan," "How Foster Youth Can Build Their Own Network," and "Homeless Liasions Strive for Stability for Homeless Youth."

Embark News Campaign 25

11/18/2014

This update lists several resources for students struggling to find a place to stay over the holidays, an article regarding a resource for LGBT homeless youth, the efforts of three Georgia colleges to help at risk homeless youth, and a link to a mini-documentary "Hidden Homeless: A Portrait of Youth Homeless in Buffalo, New York."

Embark News Campaign 24

11/03/2014

This update includes articles that discuss the unfortunate realities for many students in foster care, a CNN report covering additional information regarding the 23,000+ youth who age out of foster care each year, and LGBT homeless youth in New York City.  

Embark News Campaign 23

10/13/2014

This update includes a Student Shcolarship Opprotunity from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, three stories of students who expereinced homelessness, and an article discussing the benefits of community college.  

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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