Mother`s Voices of Georgia offers a number of helpful programs:
Smart Women & Money
Smart Women and Money has been presented both internationally and nationally for the National Conference of Black Mayors, Spelman College, U.S. Department of Labor’s Women’s Bureau, Region IV, Goodwill Industries of Atlanta, National Congress of Black Women Atlanta Chapter, New Birth Baptist Church, Safeco Neighborhood Center, Victory Baptist Church, Antioch Lithonia Baptist Church, Beulah Baptist Church, Delta Sigma Theta, Inc National Meeting, Women’s Employment Opportunity Project, Inc and at numerous other locations.
Workshop formats include full day, 2 to 4 hour sessions and keynote addresses on economic security issues impacting women’s retirement. Topics include How to Plan for a Secure Retirement, Black Women and Money, Elder Abuse and Fraud, budgeting basics, Predatory Lending and Reducing Credit Card Debt, pay yourself first, protecting your assets, home and auto ownership, social security and pensions and building your retirement future.
For more information regarding building a secure retirement, visit
- The Women’s Institute For A Secure Retirement
- E Women’s News
- U.S. Department of Labor, Women’s Bureau
For Real Youth Program
A 14-week HIV/STD and life skills program taught in youth prisons, run away shelters and after school programs that teaches at-risk youth ages 12 to 17 years HIV/STD prevention education, substance abuse (tobacco) prevention, family violence prevention, minimizing risky behaviors, hate crime prevention, positive decision making, financial education for youth, improving communication skills and art therapy. The program has been supported by United Way of Metro Atlanta, Atlanta Women’s Foundation and the Green Fund.
Parent's Evening Out
A seven-week HIV/STD and life skills educational program for adults ages 20 to 64 years old that teaches minimizing risky behavior, talking to your children about responsible sexual health, finding stable relationships/loving self, substance abuse prevention, family violence prevention, improved parent/child communication and financial education.
Women's Public Advocacy
In collaboration with the Georgia AIDS Coalition, MV-Georgia has developed a 4-hour session teaching at-risk women about the legislative process at the federal, state and community level and how to use those skills to advocate for self and community.
MV’s advocacy workshops conducted at community centers, faith-based and college settings has reached over 600 women and men of color in the U.S.A. and over 1,200 internationally in the countries of Gabon, Nigeria, Ghana and India.
Our e-mail legislative alerts reach over 5,000 women and women’s organizations who are concerned about economic security and health disparity issues both domestically and globally.
MV advocacy topics include: Affordable Health Care, Access to Health Care, Prevention of Sex Trafficking, Pay Equity, Prevention of Predatory Lending Practices, Housing Equity, Education, Social Security and Juvenile Justice
Finding Our Voice
Talking To Our Children About Sexuality and AIDS
Responsible sexual health is part of every parents’ dialogue with their children. However, oftentimes out own risky sexual history may make it hard to talk realistically with our children about how they can protect themselves.
This workshop raises awareness about HIV/STDS among women and youth of color. Features the Mothers’ Voices educational booklet and work materials, Finding Our Voices, which helps parents of at-risk youth discuss what are the facts about HIV/STDs and how can parents and youth find a voice and shared vision of responsible sexual health.
MV has presented workshops for Fulton County’s Department of Wellness HIV/AIDS program staff, the DeKalb County Board of Health’s HIV/STD staff, the Boys and Girls Club of East Atlanta, Department of Family and Children’s Services, DeKalb County Children’s Shelter, Pantersville Regional Youth Detention Center, Metro Youth Detention Center, Jack and Jill of DeKalb, Goodwill Industries, William T White III Family Resource Center, Positive Peaches and the DeKalb Prevention Alliance, Inc Youth Empowerment Day.