PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES 2021 Vision Board
Black Lives Matter Georgia /BLMG works in Savannah neighborhoods to build a brighter future for the city by investing in our most valuable resource: our people. By empowering individuals with the education, training, and support they need to find and keep family-sustaining employment, BLMG strengthens households and improves community well-being over the long term.
(1) Achievement through Counseling and Treatment /ACT
Helps individuals whose lives have been negatively impacted by substance abuse to develop a recovery program and move toward achieving their potential. We provide our clients the treatment, skills, supports, resources and alternative pharmacologic methods to accomplish these goals and to further enhance their emotional, physical and spiritual well-being.
(2) Career Strategies
Provides a guided approach to career change for those in all stages of career transition. We help individuals of all ages find meaningful, satisfying employment through tools and processes to unlock and present their own skills, abilities and interests. In addition, we have many employer connections and can assist with job placement for qualified job seekers.
(3) Career Strategies, Services for the returning citizens
Provides the returning citizens with a broad range of career and educational programs that are sensitive to situations inherent in returning to the community, including internships and year-round programs for all returning citizens.
(4) Center for New Americans
Helps refugees, asylums, and victims of trafficking prepare to enter the workforce, find satisfying jobs ranging from labor to professional positions, and become self-sufficient members of society. Additional Languages Spoken: Spanish, Arabic, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Polish, Punjabi, Russian, Ukrainian, Urdu.
(5) Community Collaborative
Offers a range of community participation services and supports to provide social activities, social skills training, and community involvement to adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities. Services include individual plans according to interests and needs; trips to entertainment, sporting, and cultural events in Savannah region; social interaction, relationship building, and social/emotional adjustment. Transportation provided for community activities.
(6) Community Living and Home Supports
Provides a range of residential options to support independence and dignity, allowing individuals with a range of disabilities to achieve their full potential while living in the community of their choice. Options include community homes, LIfe Sharing, Supported Independent Living and In-home Supports. Services support people with intellectual, developmental and mental health disabilities.
(7) Looking Forward Savannah
Provides a wide array of social services and employment services designed to meet the immediate and longer-term needs of individuals returning from incarceration.
(8) Independence Network
Strives to empower young adults with disabilities in this co-ed communities so they can live independent and full lives with support. Communities are located in Savannah GA, Queens NY, Pittsburgh PA.
Offers a variety of empowering, customized employment services to assist individuals living with intellectual disability, mental health disabilities, or physical disabilities or chronic diseases by preparing them for competitive employment and community integration. Services include assessment, job coaching, job placement and school to career transition programs for young adults.
(10) Chatham Career Link
Provides comprehensive services for both job seekers and employers – providing skills and assistance to those seeking work while matching prescreened, qualified candidates to the area’s labor market.
(11) College Degree Program
Offers college degree program in partnership with South University in an on-line platform plus the personal coaching needed to stay on-track to earn your degree and meet your career goals.
(12) Second Chance
An intensive alternative to incarceration program for first-time, non-violent felony drug sellers, offering education, employment, restorative justice, community service and supportive services.
(13) Integrated Behavioral Health
Assists individuals who have a range of psychiatric disabilities by promoting wellness, socialization, independence, community integration and employment. Services include outpatient, day programming, Mobile Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services, Peer Support Services.
(14) Project BLM (Black Lives Matter)
Offers skills training, job placement assistance, and GED® /high school equivalency test preparation for Savannah youth ages 18–24. Students can choose from a variety of hands-on, job training options, such as in the high-demand career fields of building trades or computer technology.
(15) Technical College of the Low Country
Offers full-and part-time training diploma programs to assist people throughout the Greater Lowcountry area in obtaining the skills they need to begin careers in a variety of building trade professions. Career preparation for entry-level positions in Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Heating; Plumbing and Heating; Building Maintenance; Residential and Commercial Electricity; and Carpentry plus job placement assistance.
(16) Technical College of the Low Country
Provides educational opportunities that include GED and/or diploma assistance, opportunities to find employment, and empowerment and life skills training to help Savannah’s youth (ages 16-24) develop the skills they need to get closer to the life they want.
(17) Work Ready
Provides a comprehensive set of employment-oriented services to those receiving public assistance benefits, including those who are in need of specific help managing barriers to self-sufficiency.
While we have made some great strides, BLMG still has a lot to accomplish. Would you consider donating whatever you can afford to help us achieve our mission. If you have any questions, I would be happy to provide you with more information my email is firstname.lastname@example.org We greatly appreciate your donation, and 100% will be used to help those who seek our services. We are a 501c3 nonprofit organization. Black lives matter Georgia does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.
We at Black Lives Matter Georgia Inc. wish to say thanks to Google Inc. Without you guys our mission would be very difficult. investing in technology is not an option we have, Google for nonprofits allows us to have that investment without worrying about that cost and without worrying about spending money that we don’t have on things we so desperately need, and IHS Markit charitable foundation for their financial support which will help so many, a shout out to Andrew and Arkadiusz for your support! Again thanks.