Our programs are designed to empower children, youth, and adults to overcome challenges associated with poverty and systemic racism, and to equip leaders to change the systems that perpetuate these problems.

 
 
 

CDF Freedom Schools®

CDF Freedom School program aims to shape children's futures by developing strong, literate, and empowered children through six weeks of summer reading enrichment.

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A Great Start

A Great Start for Parents and Children is an informative, fun, and interactive learning experience for expectant parents and those already caring for young children, birth to 5 years old.

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Parent Power

Parent Power, in partnership with Literacy Action, increases the literacy skills of parents and their children by teaching specific skills and strategies for helping children with homework and reading.

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Youth On
The Move

Youth on the Move, an out-of-school time program, prepares middle and high school students for success as adults through enrichment, education, empowering experiences, and peer support.

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Peoplestown
Family Initiative

The Peoplestown Family Initiative (PFI) promotes economic success through intensive case management using an evidence-based model to assess and measure progress toward economic self-sufficiency.

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Saturday
STEAM

Saturday STEAM uses project-based learning to incorporate science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) along with our existing art program.

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Parent Café

The Parent Café brings parents together to engage in peer-to-peer conversation around five research-based protective factors that mitigate the negative impact of generational poverty.

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Holiday Programs

Thanksgiving at Home and our Christmas programs bring neighbors and volunteers from around Atlanta together to build community and provide much-needed relief to families during this busy time of year.

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The Road

The Road (Episcopal Service Corp) is a dynamic spiritual community and fellowship year for young adults who are committed to justice and compassion.

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