26th Anniversary of the Georgia Youth Challenge Foundation Gala

The 26th Anniversary of the Georgia Youth Challenge Foundation Gala was held March 20, 2019 at the Georgia Freight Depot in Atlanta. Georgia’s Governor and First Lady Brian Kemp showed their support and Senator Johnny Isakson and Senator David Perdue received the 2019 Challenge Champion Awards. Among other special guests included MG Thomas Carden, Adjutant[…]

GA National Guard Family Readiness Group Donation

Great gathering today with Gwinnett State Court Judge Emily J. Brantley and her staff to present a $200 donation to the GA National Guard Family Readiness Group volunteers from the Lawrenceville Armory, Mary Chevalier and Shawn Truelove.  The Lawrenceville unit is currently deployed in Afghanistan.  Also attending was Tina Coria, Chairman of the GA National[…]

Faces Behind School Choice are as Diverse as the Options Ahead

Faces Behind School Choice are as Diverse as the Options Ahead By Benita M. Dodd More than 40,000 activities and events around the nation will celebrate National School Choice Week 2019, held from January 20-26. (One is the Georgia Public Policy Foundation’s annual event on Tuesday at the Sloppy Floyd Towers, opposite the State Capitol.[…]

U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin and David Perdue’s Bipartisan Resolution Honoring 25th Anniversary of the National Guard Youth Challenge Program Passes Senate

The successful program provides free alternative education and structured discipline for at-risk youth WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and David Perdue (R-GA) are praising the Senate passage of their bipartisan resolution (S.Res.424) honoring the 25th anniversary of the National Guard Youth Challenge Program (NGYCP). NGYCP is celebrating 25 years of providing free[…]

First Lady Sandra Deal receives ChalleNGe Champion Award

The National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program (NGYCP) addresses the growing dropout crisis and its impact on our nation’s youth, economy and national security. This one-of-a-kind and nationally successful program assists adolescents who drop out of school with the opportunity to improve their life skills, their education and their employability. Therefore, NGYCP is creating our next[…]