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Community Sustainability

CSE is committed to working with businesses focused on improving the sustainability of our communities
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Empowering our Youth

CSE understands the importance of educating our youth on how to be productive members of the community
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Work with Us

CSE wants to partner with businesses that are focused on sustainable community development

UPCOMING WEBINARS AND EVENTS

PAST EVENTS

CSE Vision – CSE is a GA Based 501c3, whose vision is building thriving, sustainable people and diverse communities.

We accomplish our mission through a holistic approach to personal and family self-efficacy in the following 4 program pillar areas:

  • Mental & Physical Wellness
  • Educational Attainment
  • Workforce/Career Development
  • Financial Literacy/Capability

Self-efficacy in these areas produces, sustainable entrepreneurs and homeowners, which produces thriving, sustainable communities.

4 CSE Program Pillars and Outcomes

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Mental & Physical Wellness

Educate Youth and Adults on baseline human physical and mental wellness norms for adequate self-care and upward mobility in their education, careers and financial capability

Encourage participants to understand the impact that family, peers, culture, media, technology and other factors have on health behaviors

Expose participants to the products and services available to enhance and maintain optimal levels of health and wellness, for themselves and their family

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Educational Attainment

Show parents the importance of early learning and the benefits to their children in school and the job market

Educate and support parents to become actively involved in their child’s academic learning experience from Pre-K-12

Introduce parents and students to the college readiness process and educate them on navigating the process successfully

Expose parents and students to post-secondary education options and certification programs that lead to above livable wage paying careers

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Workforce/ Career Development

Engage private sector business partners in the academic process to help with career development in high demand industries and career paths that pay above a livable wage

Facilitate collaboration and foster public private partnerships with workforce development partners that build a shared vision and strategy among youth and adults, that support the growth of a next generation workforce that includes the equitable inclusion of diversity in the “C Suite” and middle management.

Hone soft and hard skill through public, private partnerships, so students and parents have exceptional employability skills upon entering the workforce

Understand the concept of performance improvement and positive feedback in the workplace.

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Financial Literacy/Capability

Motivation to adopt the previous 3 pillars in order to establish the financial self-efficacy required to make sustainable homeownership and entrepreneurship a reality

Understanding and ability to navigate the banking system properly, and in a way that supports savings and asset building through the positive use of banking products and services

Ability to establish S.M.A.R.T based financial goals, and accomplish those goals through, money management, budgeting, research and savings

Knowledge of potential best practices for financial management while in college, including selecting a financial institution and determining the financial value of a course of study in post-secondary and/or professional certification programs

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Mental & Physical Wellness

Educate Youth and Adults on baseline human physical and mental wellness norms for adequate self-care and upward mobility in their education, careers and financial capability

Encourage participants to understand the impact that family, peers, culture, media, technology and other factors have on health behaviors

Expose participants to the products and services available to enhance and maintain optimal levels of health and wellness, for themselves and their family

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Educational Attainment

Show parents the importance of early learning and the benefits to their children in school and the job market

Educate and support parents to become actively involved in their child’s academic learning experience from Pre-K-12

Introduce parents and students to the college readiness process and educate them on navigating the process successfully

Expose parents and students to post-secondary education options and certification programs that lead to above livable wage paying careers

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Workforce/ Career Development

Engage private sector business partners in the academic process to help with career development in high demand industries and career paths that pay above a livable wage

Facilitate collaboration and foster public private partnerships with workforce development partners that build a shared vision and strategy among youth and adults, that support the growth of a next generation workforce that includes the equitable inclusion of diversity in the “C Suite” and middle management.

Hone soft and hard skill through public, private partnerships, so students and parents have exceptional employability skills upon entering the workforce

Understand the concept of performance improvement and positive feedback in the workplace.

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Financial Literacy/Capability

Motivation to adopt the previous 3 pillars in order to establish the financial self-efficacy required to make sustainable homeownership and entrepreneurship a reality

Understanding and ability to navigate the banking system properly, and in a way that supports savings and asset building through the positive use of banking products and services

Ability to establish S.M.A.R.T based financial goals, and accomplish those goals through, money management, budgeting, research and savings

Knowledge of potential best practices for financial management while in college, including selecting a financial institution and determining the financial value of a course of study in post-secondary and/or professional certification programs


WORK WITH CSE

COMMUNITY PARTNERS

CSE is interested in partnering with individuals and businesses focused on creating sustainable communities


OUR TESTIMONIALS

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT CSE

The impact of so many of our women leaders on the community was definitely showcased throughout the CSE RCEDI Summit 2019 and in so many diverse areas. Way to go women! Thank you again Deirdra Cox & Dr. Rhonda Anderson for your leadership in creating the space for such critical conversations

Rebecca Jean Baptiste – CEO

Government Funding Guru’s

Congratulations Deirdra Cox and Rhonda Anderson on you tremendously successful RCEDI Summit 2019 at the John Maxwell Leadership Center in Duluth!

Dr. Faye Hargrove – CEO

The Better Choices Group

Synovus is very proud to be a sponsor of the RCEDI Summit 2019 discussion very important topics as Resources for Community and Economic Development Impact. Green Table Talk panelists shared some amazing experiences and discuss opportunities to partner to continue our focus. We appreciate CSE’s mission “Together We Build Thriving & Sustainable People”. Thanks for an amazing Summit and look forward to the 2020 Summit.

Nancy L. Merolla SVP Community Development Officer

Synovus Bank