Goodie Nation Brings Awareness to the School-To-Prison Pipeline Ahead of Super Bowl LIII

Goodie Nation announced today that eleven mold-breaking digital marketing campaigns aimed at ending the school-to-prison pipeline will launch at their marquee event Goodie Innovation Weekend: Big Game x Big Impact, held January 26-27 at Google’s headquarters in Atlanta. Supported by funding from the Walton Family Foundation, Goodie Innovation Weekend concludes Goodie Digital: Disrupting The School-To-Prison …

Goodie Nation Impact Pre-Accelerator Alumni Company Founder Named 4.0 Schools Tiny Fellow

Goodie Nation Impact Pre-Accelerator Alumni Company Founder Named 4.0 Schools Tiny Fellow

Baiyina Jihad, founder of EdTech startup Beyond the Classroom, has been named a 4.0 School’s Tiny Fellow. Launched during our Hack The Violence Pre-accelerator cohort, Beyond the Classroom combines tech, literacy and mentorship in the fight to keep students in the classroom and off the streets. It's mobile application gives 3rd and 4th grade students ...

UBS and Village Capital Graduate Top Black/Latinx/Female Startups From Atlanta VC Pathways Program

UBS and Village Capital Graduate Top Black/Latinx/Female Startups From Atlanta VC Pathways Program

Nine Startups Made Final Presentations to Investors at event hosted at the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce Office and sponsored by Venture Atlanta UBS, the world’s largest wealth manager, and Village Capital, an organization that finds, trains and invests in entrepreneurs solving real-world problems, today announced the graduation of nine Atlanta-based startups from the inaugural ...

Atlanta College Students Create Tech Ideas to Fight Eviction Caused By Gentrification

By Ashley Stewart With Contributions from Mark Taylor II Mission “How can you help 500,000 people facing eviction in gentrifying areas save money?” This is the capstone question that brought a talented group of co-eds from Atlanta Universities and Colleges into a room at Morehouse College’s Kilgore Student Center for “Goodie Ideation for College Students”. …

Talk of the Town: Atlanta Tackles Gentrification

Contributed by: Ebony Hillsman, Mark Taylor II   Some would say Atlanta is bleeding and rumored to have the largest economic disparity in the nation. The cause? Rumor is: lack of diversity and inclusion in business development and access to resources. So we gathered a few friends, innocent bystanders and key players in the game …

The Rest of 2016 Is All About Gentrification Financial Inclusion Starting w/ Youth Next Friday

Big news! Spurred by a grant from Google, we’ll produce a six-month social impact innovation incubator affectionately dubbed Goodie Innovation [Econ Dev]: Atlanta x (Q3 + Q4 2016). It is designed to combine passionate people with subject-matter experts and highly-skilled professionals in an effort to produce ten (10) tech startups focused on gentrification financial inclusion. …

Goodie Hack [EDU] Atlanta x March 2016 Recap: Heroes Create Solutions to Improve Math and Reading Skills in Low-Performing K-12 Schools

Mission Accomplished During the span of five intense days, everyday heroes and heroines from the Atlanta community assembled  to improve problems in K-12 education among its low-performing schools.  Celebrating Goodie Hack’s 2nd year in building technology with underserved communities, on Wednesday, March 9, Goodie Nation emerged as a new brand and unveiled solutions via “Goodie …

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