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Monday, May 14 2018 15:54

Growth Report Proves Head Start's Worth

Written by Randy Weldon
The recent growth report for four-year-olds served by the Southwest Georgia Community Action Council Head Start Program indicates that children are making significant progress among the six domains of measurement. Children are assessed in the fall, winter, and spring of the school year. Click here to view a graph that shows the gains from the fall assement to the spring assessment by indicating the percentage of four-year-olds who met or exceeded widely held expectations for each domain. It is often asked if Head Start is a worthwhile investment. We feel that these gains provide a resounding answer of YES! We…
If you are looking for a charitable tax deduction, don't forget SWGACAC! We are designated as a 501(C)(3) charitable organization by the IRS and can always benefit from public donations. A donation to SWGACAC is an excellent way to support the local community while decreasing your tax liability.  We provide a multitude of services and programs that you can choose from if you desire to designate your donation for a specific service or program. Click the donate button on the menu bar at the top of the home page or click HERE to make an online donation. You can also mail donations to Southwest…
Wednesday, November 07 2018 15:00

Human Rights Day is December 10

Written by Randy Weldon
On December 10, 1948, the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted and proclaimed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the full text of which can be found by going to www.un.org. Following this historic act the Assembly called upon all member countries to publicize the text of the Declaration and "to cause it to be disseminated, displayed, read, and expounded principally in schools and other educational institutions, without distinction based on the political status of countries or territories." SWGACAC joins the Georgia Community Action Association (GCAA) in recognizing December 10 as Human Rights Day in Georgia and urging all…