Social Action Collection July 2016

By Stephanie Jones     This month we are pleased to devote the Social Action Collection to a home-grown program, Play Partners.   Play Partners fosters early childhood literacy development by providing family daycare providers with supplementary support and educational materials. Skilled volunteers— the Play Partners—visit family daycare providers on...

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June 2016 Social Action Collection: The Women’s Initiative

by Stephanie Jones This month’s Social Action Collection will support The Women’s Initiative, a local non-profit dedicated to supporting all women in Charlottesville through support groups, individual counseling services, social events, and more.  This organization is committed to helping women access services regardless of their income or cultural background, and...

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January 2016 Social Action Collection

African American Teaching Fellows To recruit, support, develop, and retain a cadre of highly qualified African American teachers to work in the Charlottesville and Albemarle public schools. That is the mission of the African American Teaching Fellows (AATF) organization. Increasing the diversity of the teacher workforce is an important goal...

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