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Clear your calendar – It’s going down! You’re invited to take part in the festivities. Come one, come all, bring a guest, and hang loose. This is going to be epic! Date: Wednesday February 21 10:00am Georgia State Student Center 55 Gilmer …
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Follow these Ten Tips to Boost Parent/Child Communication:

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1. Get in the habit of chatting about the everyday stuff with your child before jumping into potentially intense conversations. 2. Demonstrate your genuine interest in what your child has to say by listening with your full attention. Learn More

2018 Legislative Preview

The 2018 session of the Georgia General Assembly begins Monday, Jan. 8, and will be the second year of a two-year session. Bills that were introduced but not passed in 2017 will carry over and be eligible for action in …
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25 Things You should Know about Region 4

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Georgia Family Connection turned 25 this year. If you’re part of a family, or you’re someone who supports families and communities in this state, this milestone anniversary should matter to you. Read more

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