Programs

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SKIP Scholars Sunday Brunch Literacy Program

An innovative literacy program designed to create quality family time with multi-generational students and caregivers.  Initially created as an opportunity to strengthen communication and help build understanding of individual differences with appreciation. Through our “Family Ties: Let’s Get Rooted” literacy project, we focus on helping elementary and middle grade level students strengthen their vocabulary and knowledge of root words and demonstrate the ability to understand and apply the meaning. Using a gardening design and layout, this program helps to re-connect, rebuild, and get to know more about our families starting at the "root".  As a signature program, student and family participants are better equipped to read and comprehend at higher levels affording them greater opportunities to succeed both academically and in general.

Project Primetime OST (Out of School Time) Academic Enrichment

Pivoting during the COVID-19 pandemic. An innovative, OST (Out of School Time) high quality learning experience that allows students and families to identify areas of academic and career deficiencies that need to be strengthened. The OST program is supplemented with a one-hour resiliency session formatted as a focus group for students to discuss the stressors of virtual learning as they share and learn best practices.

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Virtual Learning Experience

A 10-week virtual Family Literacy Program designed to virtually engage students to get feedback on how the current school year went, and to get ideas, input, and strategies on how to be successful during the upcoming school year.  This curriculum may include topics such as financial literacy. resiliency techniques, using the environmental eco-system as a tool for coping with stress, recognizing and addressing trauma and its root causes.

Family Connections & Community

This program facilitates the process of connecting students with parents and community during regularly scheduled sessions. This format promotes family engagement through interactive and motivational activities that focus on communication, education, health and wellness, financial literacy, behavioral health, and overall family support.  The program also provides support of identified needs by connecting youth and families with opportunities for assistance, supportive services, and self-development, job readiness training, academic coaching, education support, awareness, mentoring and counseling.

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Creative Mentoring: Quilting for Mental Wellness

Inspiring Impactful Change

At Skip Georgia Chapter Inc., we aim to make a lasting impact in the metro Atlanta community and beyond. Our initiatives and activities are designed to catalyze true transformation. But above all, passion is at the heart and soul of everything that we do.

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Who We Are

Our Roots

Our strength lies not only in the words we stand by, but most importantly in the actions of our initiatives. From the moment we started our work in 2017, we understood that by working together we could overcome our challenges much more efficiently, and that is why we ultimately decided to launch Skip Georgia Chapter Inc.. We strive to make a positive change in all of our pursuits.

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Ways We Help

The Focus of Our Efforts

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Education Innovation

Helping Those Who Need Us Most

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Volunteering

The Future Looks Bright

Local Empowerment

Making Change Possible

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Capacity Building

Change for the Better

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