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Serving Atkinson, Berrien, Brooks, Cook, Clinch, Echols, Lanier, and Lowndes

About Us

Through the development of a shared vocabulary and comprehension of hardship over the past two years, Resilient and United Communities of South Georgia has raised the level of awareness of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), trauma, and resiliency in our community. In order to strengthen and broaden these initiatives in years three and four, the coalition wants to increase the breadth and depth of Resilient and United Communities of South Georgia within our Resilient Georgia coalition's eight-county region across the following counties: Atkinson, Berrien, Brooks, Clinch, Cook, Echols,

Lanier, and Lowndes Counties.

Our Goals for Years 3 and 4 are as follows:

  • Continue building a Trauma-Informed Community

  • Improve Resiliency using the Community Resiliency Model

  • Continue to create awareness and aid the prevention of childhood Trauma: ACE’s prevention

  • Promote Positive Childhood Experiences

2023-2025 Strategic Plan

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Lead Applicant and Backbone Organization:

Greater Valdosta United Way
1609 N. Patterson Street
Valdosta, GA 31602

Michael Smith, President & CEO

Project Manager/Coordinator

Susan Nebel
Greater Valdosta United Way
Community Impact Director

Lead Partner Organization

The Haven
P.O. Box 5382
Valdosta, GA 31603
Karen Yawn, Assistant Director

Fiscal Agent
Greater Valdosta United Way
Robin Plymale, Financial Manager

EIN: 58-0643332

RUCSG is proudly funded by

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Resilient Georgia has been working with 16 regions across Georgia to provide an emphasis on trauma-informed awareness and care, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and child sexual abuse prevention training as a basis to transform systems and procedures crossing both public and private sectors.

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