Atlanta News

Spotlight on Realtor Rob – Cultivating Meaningfulness

In this post StandUp for Kids - Atlanta is highlighting an outstanding volunteer who has gone above and beyond in giving back to his community. Meet Rob! He is a real-estate broker and Airbnb investor, an Atlanta citizen of seven years, a self-described fried chicken...

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Investing in High School Youth: Brandon’s Story

Hope is an interesting word. By itself it is positive, optimistic, aspirational. Add the word not and it becomes not positive, not optimistic, not aspirational. Meet Brandon, a young man that entered our mentoring program at a time when not was a word he lived with...

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Seeking a National Development Director

Our national office is currently hiring a Development Director! BASICS Direct Supervision: National Executive Director Supervises: Contract Resources/Intern/Volunteers, as appropriate Status: Full Time, 40 hours per week, exempt from overtime Location: Decatur, GA...

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Did You Catch Us on National TV?

We are excited to announce that our organization was featured on Coffee with America on Saturday, July 13, on stations across the nation. The segment introduced viewers to Atlanta staff member Julie Palmer. Julie beautifully captured the work we do and the youth we...

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Congratulations On Graduating Kaustov!

StandUp For Kids - AtlantaHe lost his father, then his mother, then their home. This week he graduated high school with the help of the StandUp For Kids Mentor Program. The program meets with homeless and at risk students in high schools across Atlanta, Gwinnett and...

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How StandUp For Kids Is Helping Gainesville High Students

StandUp for Kids - Atlanta Daisy Zendejas, an 18-year-old senior at Gainesville High School, found StandUp for Kids at the right time. Or, perhaps, the mentoring program found her. Either way, it came when she needed it the most. “I’m really...

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Atlanta Youth Count Starting Soon!

This Fall, students, advocates, service providers, and researchers from across metro Atlanta will come together to count and assess the state of sexually trafficked homeless youth in the area.The goals are to:  1) provide metro-Atlanta service providers,...

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