Paula Moody

Families First Announces New Interim CEO

The Board of Directors of Families First announced today that Paula Moody has agreed to serve as Interim CEO of Families First following the departure of DePriest Waddy, who is leaving the organization to pursue another opportunity.    “I am honored and humbled to serve with the Families First team as we make a tremendous impact […]


Enterprise Awards $10,000 to Families First

Enterprise Holdings ROAD Forward and Families First Advancing Social and Racial Equity in Atlanta Families First received $10,000 from the Enterprise Holdings Foundation to advance social and racial equity in Atlanta. These funds will make an incredible impact in our programming to build more resilient families in our community and narrowing the gaps of social […]


How Human Connections Can Save Our Youth

By Edward M. Valentin and DePriest Waddy, Youth Today There are thousands of years’ worth of documented history and stories of our connection with each other. There are millions of love stories and historical accounts of all kinds of relationships interpreted in books, movies and even sketched onto buildings and structures that speaks to our […]


Families First Announces New Board Members

Seasoned Business Leaders and Community Volunteers Champion Atlanta’s 131-Year-Old Family Service Organization      ATLANTA – Jan. 28, 2021 –Families First, one of Georgia’s oldest nonprofits serving families and children in crisis with the mission to build resilient families so all children can thrive, announced five new board members including Dan Gordon, Junior Harewood, Brian Mandigo, […]