Community Conversation: Raising Young Children in a Pandemic

PAACT: Promise All Atlanta Children Thrive is a citywide alliance working to support high-quality early learning, education, and the healthy development of Atlanta’s youngest citizens. PAACT invites Atlanta-based families and caregivers of young children to join the Community Conversation: Raising Young Children in a Pandemic. This space is for parents and caregivers to share their needs and […]

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Virtual Film Screening and Conversation for Fulton County: “No Small Matter”

Families and caregivers of young children are invited to join GEEARS and early childhood leaders of Fulton County for a free virtual screening and town hall on Friday, July 24th. We’ll be screening “No Small Matter,” a documentary film on early childhood development and how it impacts children, families, and the wider community. Immediately following the film, we will host a panel discussion […]

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Georgia’s Looming Child Care Crisis: A post-COVID economic comeback depends on child care.

Atlanta’s business community can’t get back to work without schools, summer camps and child care for working parents. Join Nana Grants and Cobb Collaborative on June 8th for a discussion of what a post COVID-19 economic comeback might look like for employers, parents, and child care providers. The panel of experts includes Mindy Koplon Binderman, Executive Director of GEEARS; Pam Tatum, President […]

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Host Your Own Virtual No Small Matter Screening & Town Hall

GEEARS is excited to help bring virtual screenings of the documentary “No Small Matter” to communities across the state of Georgia! “No Small Matter” is a 70 minute documentary film that makes key early childhood development topics accessible to everyone in an engaging and clear way. Audiences will learn about things like developmental science, toxic […]

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Virtual Film Screening and Conversation:  No Small Matter

Families and caregivers of young children are invited to join GEEARS for a free virtual screening and town hall on Tuesday, May 5th. We’ll be screening No Small Matter, a documentary film on early childhood development and how it impacts children, families, and the wider community.  Immediately following the film, we will host a virtual town hall for Metro-Atlanta families to hear from local […]

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Strolling Thunder 2020

On Monday, January 27, 2020, GEEARS: Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students, in partnership with ZERO TO THREE, will bring babies and parents from around Georgia to meet their elected officials during Strolling Thunder. We’re coming together for advocacy training, Capitol visits, and roundtable discussions so families can tell their stories about the joys and challenges of raising infants and toddlers in […]

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Balancing Act: How Business and Policy Support Modern Parenting featuring, Josh Levs

GEEARS: Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students, invites you to lunch and another installment of our Speaker Series, Conversations on Early Childhood, featuring Josh Levs, the award-winning author and leading global expert on modern fathers, gender-equity, and making a better workplace for employees and businesses.  Join us, policymakers, and other business leaders at the Buckhead Club to hear how a […]

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Film Screening & Conversation about Paid Family Leave: “ZERO WEEKS”

Most Americans agree that family comes first, but America has no paid family leave policy. In one of the richest nations in the world, having a baby, a medical emergency or an aging parent can lead to job loss and poverty. ZERO WEEKS provides a powerful snapshot of paid family leave’s potential impact on American families, employers, and communities.   […]

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GEEARS & Dalton Partners Present: Film Screening & Conversation: “No Small Matter”

A Film Screening and Discussion about Making Georgia’s Youngest Children a Priority    Join GEEARS: Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students, the Community Foundation of Northwest Georgia, and the Dalton State College School of Education for a screening of the documentary film “No Small Matter” and a conversation following the film about how business leaders, policymakers, educators, and communities […]

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Film and Conversation, “Nor Any Drop To Drink” feat. Director Cedric Taylor

GEEARS, TruePani, and Voices for Georgia’s Children are excited to present, “Nor Any Drop to Drink.” The film details the events that led to the water crisis in Flint, Michigan and the subsequent implications for residents, including young children. During this event, we’ll explore the impact of lead exposure in drinking water on maternal and child health. Members of the […]

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