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The NEXT Steps Youth Entrepreneur Program
“Embracing Empowerment”

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Apr 21 Comments

Register For Our NEW Online Executive Management Training Course

NS-SBI: Business Consultation Course $100  

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Jul 23 Comments

Atwood Model Highlights: Become A Volunteer

Become A Hands On Atlanta Volunteer As a community partner, all NEXT Steps volunteer opportunities are listed on the Hands On Atlanta volunteer portal. Please visit their website by clicking the link below to help make a difference with us! (Keyword search: next steps or atwood). Following are some of their signature programs that we […]

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Jul 16 Comments

Atwood Model Highlights: Atwood-White Street Triangle & The Atlanta Beltline

Our Vision In June 2011, NEXT Steps adopted the Atwood-White Street Triangle through Park Pride/City of Atlanta to become an affiliate of the Atlanta Beltline in the West End. (We thought it was pretty cool, too, that the name of the park had Atwood in it.) Though tiny, we envisioned an area where users of […]

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Jul 13 Comments

Community Gardening Basics Infosheet #7

This Community Gardening Basics Infosheet is from The Growing Community: Starting and Nurturing Community Gardens Series. Originally written by David Corkill for organic gardening courses at Fern Ave Community Garden. To download a copy of this infosheet, click here.  

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Jul 9 Comments

Your Reward Lies In Your Depth Of Commitment, Your Quality Of Service, And The Product Of Your Devotion

IT’S TIME TO VOLUNTEER AT ATWOOD!!! Every 1st & 2nd Saturday, Monthly 9:00am – 12:00 Noon Atwood Community Cleanups are our community service events where individuals, groups, families, kids (ages 3+) and anyone else can come and complete their community service hours*. Volunteers help us turn underutilized or abandoned lots into beautiful, family-friendly green spaces […]

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Jul 2 Comments

July’s Permaculture Principle

Principle 7: Design From Patterns To Details “Can’t see the forest for the trees” By stepping back, we can observe patterns in nature and society. These can form the backbone of our designs, with the details filled in as we go. Every spider’s web is unique to its situation, yet the general pattern of radial […]

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Jul 1 Comments

July’s Vegetable Garden Calendar

Leaflet 174 Reprinted February, 2002 Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Acts of May 8 and June 30, 1914, The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Plenty of Sun & Outdoor Fun Be sure to like and share our pages with your friends and […]

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Jun 25 Comments

Atwood Model Highlights: The Friends Of Atwood Community Garden Club

Enhancing The Quality of Life Through Atwood Community Gardens The key role of the Friends of Atwood (FOA) Community Garden Club is to encourage friends, neighbors and community-based organizations to explore the connection between the great outdoors, community service, cultural arts and social engagement. The club will operate under the theme Sankofa Ashe and focus […]

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Jun 18 Comments

Atwood Model Highlights: Civic Leadership

When A Community Comes Together Our Key Focus Community garden management is an immensely satisfying and enriching experience that requires the support and development of a strong network. That is why we are extremely pleased to have launched our Friends Of Atwood Community Garden Club. Our collective works with community partners like Hands On Atlanta, […]

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Jun 11 Comments

While Most Are Looking For Ways To Take, Truly Successful People Are Finding Ways To Give

IT’S TIME TO VOLUNTEER AT ATWOOD!!! Every 1st & 2nd Saturday, Monthly 9:00am – 12:00 Noon Atwood Community Cleanups are our community service events where individuals, groups, families, kids (ages 3+) and anyone else can come and complete their community service hours*. Volunteers help us turn underutilized or abandoned lots into beautiful, family-friendly green spaces […]

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Jun 8 Comments

Community Gardening Basics Infosheet #6

This Community Gardening Basics Infosheet is from The Growing Community: Starting and Nurturing Community Gardens Series. Originally written by David Corkill for organic gardening courses at Fern Ave Community Garden. To download a copy of this infosheet, click here.  

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