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Embark News Campaign 21

09/24/2014

This update highlights Kennesaw State University's Campus Awareness and Resource Empowerment Center (Care), and discusses an upcoming fudraising reception to benefit students through scholarships and service, as well as bringing awareness to the plight of homelessness on the campus community.

Embark News Campaign 20

09/23/2014

This update includes information on the first Northeast Georgia Regional Meeting.  Also included is a highlight of The Homestretch documentary and information about the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation College Scholarship Program.  

Embark News Campaign 19

09/10/2014

This update includes information about The First Embark Northeast Georgia Regional Meeting, information about "Compassionate Communication" webinar by Dr. Timothy Huffman, and an article story of Kamaria DeLaForce from Oconee County - a first-year student studying business and computer science after dealing with homelessness throughout her youth.

Embark News Campaign 18

08/22/2014

This update includes information and dates for upcoming Embark Regional Meetings, spotlight on Corey Hindman's work at the University of West Georgia with foster care youth, resources and information on The Chronicle of Higher Education's annual report.  

Embark News Campaign 17

07/22/2014

This update highlights the work of Carla Jester at Albany Technical College,  information from The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, and an interesting idea to help disconnected youth keep up with vital information.

Embark News Campaign 16

06/25/2014

This update includes the list of Designated Points of Contact for the University System of Georgia and the Technical College System of Georgia, a webinar announcement for "The Ins and Outs of Adolescent Brain Development, and two recent articles regarding foster/homeless youth and post-secondary experiences.

Embark News Campaign 15 (part 2)

06/02/2014

This update has links to a webinar opportunity "The Power of Peer Groups and Posses in College Success," a video about a homeless youth beating the odds and graduating at the top of his class,  and highlights from Fostering Success Michigan's 3rd Annual Summit.  

Embark News Campaign 15

06/02/2014

This update has liks to an article "Who Gets to Graduate," information from NAEHCY on the Higher Education Access and Success for Homeless and Foster Care Youth Act, news from Florida's REACH program, and a report from Child Trends on Social Indicators Predicting Post-Secondary Success.

Embark News Campaign 14

05/02/2014

This update includes announcements and updates about Embark, a webinar opportunity "College Students from Foster Care: is There a Gap Between Academic Aspirations and College Readiness," a podcast "How to apply for NAEHCY's LeTendre Scholarship Program, and California College Pathways' Training Manual for Higher Education Faculty/Staff.

Embark News Campaign 13

04/09/2014

This update provides links to articles and resources such as "Foster Care Youth Transitions: A study of California foster youth," highlights from the 2013 National Convening on Foster Youth and Higher Education, legislative changes in California regarding priority registration measures, and a link to an article on Melissa Carter's lecture at the University of Georgia.

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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