PAACT Community Conversation: Choices & Challenges in Finding Child Care

Led by GEEARS, PAACT: Promise All Atlanta Children Thrive is a citywide alliance working to support high-quality early learning and the healthy development of Atlanta’s youngest children. The early childhood enrollment process involves searching for programs, applying, verifying eligibility (for publicly funded seats), and enrolling. Often, Atlanta-based families find the availability of high-quality child care slots in their […]

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Leadership Matters: Improving the Lives of Young Children & Families

  We invite you to attend our Speaker Series fundraiser and luncheon featuring pediatrician, scientist, activist, and author, Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha. Dr. Hanna-Attisha testified four times before the United States Congress and was awarded the Freedom of Expression Courage Award by PEN America. She was named one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World and recognized […]

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Virtual Strolling Thunder 2022

GEEARS: Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students, in partnership with ZERO TO THREE, is hosting virtual advocacy trainings for families with young children across Georgia. Share your stories about the joys and challenges of raising infants and toddlers in Georgia with elected officials to elevate the needs of Georgia’s youngest learners as a statewide priority —for stronger […]

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What’s Your Story? Sharing Narratives for Social Impact

GEEARS: Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students is excited to announce a new series, Advocacy Essentials! The Advocacy Essentials Series was created to equip nonprofit organizations and community members with tools to influence stakeholders and spark change. We’re kicking off the series with a virtual workshop on Giving Tuesday, November 30th. Join us for What’s Your Story? Sharing […]

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GEEARS’ 10th Anniversary Virtual Celebration

Join GEEARS: Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students for a virtual celebration on Friday, August 27, 2021, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. GEEARS has been making an impact on early childhood policy in Georgia for over a decade. And, while we cannot gather in person, we still hope to see you on screens as we celebrate […]

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A Conversation About the COVID-19 Vaccine: Just for the Child Care Workforce

Join GEEARS: Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students and the GA CEAL (Community Engagement Alliance Against COVID-19 Disparities) team at Morehouse School of Medicine for a conversation on the COVID-19 vaccine specific to the child care workforce with a panel of doctors, scientists, & your peers. Members of the child care workforce, including early childhood educators […]

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Road to Ready Virtual Bus Tour: Bouncing Back from the Pandemic

GEEARS: Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students policymakers, business leaders, community leaders, funders, K-12 leaders, early childhood educators, & health professionals to join a VIRTUAL bus tour! This past year has been historic for everyone, and we’re taking deep dives into what we’ve seen and learned from innovations over this past year, and how we […]

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Investing in Early Childhood: How Civic Clubs of Georgia Support Our Youngest Learners

Join GEEARS: Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students, the Sandra Dugan Deal Center for Early Language & Literacy, Georgia Department of Education’s Literacy for Learning, Living, and Leading in Georgia (L4GA), and Get Georgia Reading for a virtual film screening and panel discussion of the groundbreaking documentary film on the importance of early education, No Small Matter. Featured panelists include State […]

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Strolling Thunder 2021

GEEARS: Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students, in partnership with ZERO TO THREE, is hosting a virtual advocacy training for families with infants or toddlers across Georgia. Share your stories about the joys and challenges of raising infants and toddlers in Georgia with elected officials to elevate the needs of Georgia’s youngest learners as […]

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