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Thousands of Georgians live in a state of food insecurity, lacking enough food resources to provide for the nutritional needs of their household. Low-income families often rely on federal support through the government’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), sometimes referred … Continue reading

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When Susan Jacobs-Meadows, director of the Canine CellMates program, answered a phone call from a “client,” she had an uneasy feeling. Her clients have spent time in the Fulton County Jail, and with Georgia’s recidivism rate of 43 percent within … Continue reading

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For some of those serving in the armed forces, returning home from a tour of duty can feel like walking out of one battle and into another. Crippling post-traumatic stress disorder bandaged with substance abuse, lack of transferable skills and … Continue reading

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For many, Father’s Day is a way to celebrate the love, support and impact fathers and father figures have on the lives of their children. However, for countless women, it can be a solemn reminder of a “missing piece” — … Continue reading

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Spencer Wyckoff’s foray into the reality-TV world of “American Ninja Warrior” is, as he describes it, “a combination of fate, good timing, old friends and talented people.” For Spencer, the opportunity to appear on “American Ninja Warrior” was about more … Continue reading

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Some of Atlanta’s favorite local celebrities will shake, shimmy and jive for a good cause at the Eating Disorder Information Network’s (EDIN) 6th annual Celebrity Dance Challenge on April 14. Styled after hit shows like “So You Think You Can … Continue reading

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When Steve Hightower came out to his family, he, like many of his fellow LGBTQ community members, was nervous—very nervous. He had no idea how his family would handle the news. “My family, from the day I told them, accepted … Continue reading

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Slavery should no longer be a term associated with today’s society, but for an estimated 10-30 million people, it’s more than a word — it is their reality. Atlanta continually tops the ranking as one of the largest, most active … Continue reading

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The Eating Disorder Information Network (EDIN) strives to break through the haze of societal messaging that contributes to the development of eating disorders. Dedicated to encouraging the healing of men and women affected, EDIN tackles the issues head on through … Continue reading

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Film for Food is a digital fundraising campaign for the Atlanta Community Food Bank, aligned with recently released documentary “7days 2guys 1juicer.” “7days 2guys 1juicer” documents the personal struggle of Chad and Kenny as they work to overcome their own … Continue reading

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