POVERTY MATTERS IN SAVANNAH. ACT NOW TO END POVERTY

We believe Savannah is a community where all people have hope and opportunity, where we challenge injustice, where all community members Step Up to reduce poverty.
WORKFORCE Development 

Developing a skilled and educated workforce to achieve upward mobility for our low-income community

Building Wealth

Promote policies and programs that help low-and moderate-income Savannah families

Advocacy & POLICY

Focuses on local, regional and state issues

Step Up Savannah promotes economic opportunity and financial security in Chatham County, GA.  While more than a quarter of Savannah’s residents live in poverty, that percentage jumps to 50% and higher in some neighborhoods. Such high rates have persisted for more than 30 years.
Chatham Apprentice Program (CAP)
Want a job?
Ready to make a change
Underemployed?

CAP helps unemployed and under-employed Chatham County residents find or create career paths that offer family-sustaining wages and opportunities for advancement.

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