Host Families Wanted

April 6th, 2018 by

This summer, Step Up Savannah is coordinating two summer volunteer programs – Yale University’s Go South and AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Associate Program. Interns from Yale University and from the AmeriCorps VISTA program will be in Savannah working with local non-profits to help build capacity with research projects or summer programs. Volunteers will be in Savannah…
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Now Hiring – Voter Engagement Coordinator

March 5th, 2018 by

Spend the 2018 election cycle running Savannah Votes, a grassroots voter engagement and registration drive!  This program will challenge you to grow as an individual, leader and community organizer as you amplify the voices of underrepresented communities throughout Chatham County, Georgia. Step Up Savannah is seeking a Voter Engagement Coordinator to manage our grassroots voter…
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What We’re Reading

February 9th, 2018 by

Alexandra Nicosias-Kopp, AmeriCorps VISTA Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age by Kevin Boyle An electrifying story of the sensational murder trial that divided a city and ignited the civil rights struggle In 1925, Detroit was a smoky swirl of jazz and speakeasies, assembly lines and fistfights….
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Knowing the Stories

December 18th, 2017 by

Knowing the Stories Pathways to Prosperity 30 Days 30 Stories In 2017, Step Up Savannah highlighted 30 stories of individuals and groups of our clients, our partners and our community members. We shared testimonials, amazing work from our partners, and stories of local families and their pathway to prosperity. We shared one post a day,…
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Client Success Story – Donald Gates

November 27th, 2017 by

Donald Gates struggled to find a job because of his criminal background. As a husband and father, the weight of providing for his family grew heavier by the day. When he heard that the Chatham Apprentice Program was offering their E3 (Education, Empower, Employ) class coupled with a forklift safety certification, he jumped at the chance…
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