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Congratulations to our 2017 Making a Difference Awardees

Positive Growth Inc. presented The Making a Difference Award to The City of Clarkston, Clarkston First Baptist Church, Eastern Star Chapter and Masonic Lodge, Chief Judge Haynes, Rebound Program, DeKalb Juvenile Court, and United Way of Greater Atlanta. The Making a Difference Award recognizes and celebrates the efforts of our partners that are committed to…

Positive Growth and the Falcons

Greg Street from V103 and his “We Need to Read” program sponsored a group trip to the opening day game at the new Falcons Stadium. Nine young men from Positive Growth’s Residential Care Program were provided tickets to the Packers vs. Falcons Game and were special guests of Grady Jarrett Defensive Tackle for the Falcons,…

Food Brings Us Together!

9/6/17: Dr. Ziad Jamal, the Director of Multicultural Services Program stated that in Middle Eastern cultures to show appreciation to those you care about, you cook food in the home. Dr. Ziad, his staff, and consumers extended their multicultural hospitality with homemade dishes as part of a mini food festival. Over 35 guests were in…

25 CLARKSTON YOUTH SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE SUMMER ANTI-VIOLENCE PROGRAM

The City of Clarkston and Positive Growth, Inc. are celebrating the successful conclusion of a 10 session summer youth violence prevention initiative sponsored by the Minority Youth Violence Prevention Program. Positive Growth developed a unique anti-violence curriculum called the Life Coping Skills Program (LCSP) for students aged (10-18) that were offered complimentary to Clarkston youth…

SUMMER CAMP ENDS WITH EXOTIC ANIMALS AND LOTS OF SMILES

The Positive Growth Education Center operates a year round camp for youth ages 5 to 12 and it just concluded its summer programming with a week of exciting festivities for the campers. The campers were treated to an all-expense paid field trip to the Georgia Zoo and Aquarium. These annual outings for our campers are made…

Two DeKalb County Youth Celebrate Being Drug Free

June 19th two Positive Growth clients graduated from the DeKalb Juvenile Court’s Rebound Program under the leadership of Presiding Judge Linda Haynes, Chief Judge of Dekalb County Juvenile Court. PGI has developed a strong partnership with DeKalb Juvenile Court’s Rebound Program. The Rebound Program is designed to help adolescent participants learn to live drug-free and crime-free through early, continuous,…

Multicultural Center Celebrates with a Food Festival

How do you travel to 7 countries in one hour?  You travel there with your taste buds! On June 26, Positive Growth’s Multicultural Center hosted its annual Food Festival. Cuisine from Kenya, Iraq, Somalia, Palestine, Burma, and the United States were featured.  More than 30 members from the community and PGI stakeholders joined together in…