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What Dreams Are Made Of: An Inside Look at the Summer 2014 DREAMS Program

Posted On September 11, 2014
Categories News, September 2014

by Raina Turner, Program Coordinator for the TEAM AmeriCorps Program

DREAMS (Developing Relationships to Enhance All Mentees’ Success) Summer Institute is a summer program offered by the TEAM AmeriCorps Program. Each year, the program strives to provide high quality academic and social support to 40 metro-Atlanta students, their parents, and their families. For seven weeks… more »

Supporting Urban Education with Sidenote: A Night of Service and Soul

Posted On September 9, 2014
Categories News, September 2014

By Anique Hameed, Marketing and Communications Graduate Research Assistant

Soulful sounds bellowed out onto Poplar Street in Atlanta, Georgia as community members joined together to support Sidenote: A Night of Soul and Service.

The Alonzo A. Crim Center for Urban Educational Excellence, in partnership with Sidebar, and Georgia State University’s Office of Civic Engagement and… more »

Save the Date: 26th Annual Benjamin E. Mays Lecture

Posted On September 8, 2014
Categories News, September 2014

The 26th Annual Benjamin E. Mays Lecture will be held on November 6, 2014 at 6:30 PM in the Rialto Theater. This year’s lecturer is Dr. Jeannie Oakes. Dr. Oakes is Presidential Professor Emeritus in Educational Equity at UCLA, where she founded UCLA’s Institute for Democracy, Education, and Access; the University of California’s All Campus… more »

Meet One of the Newest My Black and Beautiful Ambassadors: Anique Hameed

Posted On September 8, 2014
Categories News, September 2014

This summer, The Alonzo A. Crim Center’s Marketing and Communications Graduate Research Assistant, Anique Hameed, was selected to serve as one of six of the first ever Proctor and Gamble My Black is Beautiful Ambassadors. Dana E. Salter, Crim Center Community Specialist, sat down with Anique to discuss her accomplishment.

Dana: Congratulations again on winning!… more »