Our vision is that every student in Atlanta, no matter their socioeconomic background, has the support and tools needed to overcome structural disadvantages and flourish at school and beyond.
COR offers programming to trauma-impacted students who are marginalized by poverty and race-based educational inequities. Trauma includes homelessness, child maltreatment, domestic violence, and sexual assault or exploitation, and it can impact our youth in many ways, including socially, psychologically, academically, socioeconomically, and physically.
Our approach is unique because our team is located on-site, in the school. This allows us to develop meaningful relationships which are integral to addressing and moving through trauma, creating protective factors, and enhancing student success.
- A school-based resource center for students
- A safe space for de-escalation and early intervention programming, as well as, student interest groups and a hang out and study spot for after-school activities.
- Prevention and early intervention student training (e.g. child trafficking and exploitation, intimate partner violence, conflict resolution, etc.)
- Trauma-informed support and training for instructional and administrative staff to support students in the classroom
- Free food, clothing, hygiene supplies and resources on a monthly basis to the community and to Carver students and families throughout the week. **During the pandemic, we are distributing free groceries, clothing, and hygiene supplies.**