Chispa AJC

Chispa teaches parents to teach

By H.M. Cauley, For the AJC The pandemic has turned parents into teachers who have to handle the challenges of online and distance learning at unprecedented levels. It’s a tough job, and one that can be even more difficult if the parent faces language and economic barriers. Families from Beaver Ridge, Berkeley Lake and Norcross elementary […]

Combating Summer Hunger

With tears in her eyes, Ms. Charlene Hughley stopped for a final hug, then walked out of the Families First Family Resource Center towards home, her arms filled with lunches and book bags for her 12 grandchildren. This summer Families First held an eight-week feeding program for families in the Gardens at Washington Park apartments […]