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Apr 18 2013

An Interview with VA Coordinator Mia McDowell

By | April 18th, 2013|News|0 Comments

By: Jason Mia McDowell was named the Employee of the Month for the month of April! We are so proud of her, and based on the cheers of our staff when her named was called, we know it was a well-deserved award.  I had the opportunity recently to sit down and chat so all of [...]

Apr 15 2013

A Field Trip that Mattered

By | April 15th, 2013|Partners|0 Comments

By: Jason If you’re ever at Gateway, you’re likely to notice a pack of folks roaming around doing all kinds of activities.  They could be cleaning mats or painting walls.  Maybe you see some women washing feet or doctors helping someone try on a new pair of eyeglasses.  These are volunteers who frequent Gateway, and [...]

Apr 10 2013

A Path to Employment

By | April 10th, 2013|Partners, Voices|0 Comments

By: Jason Here at Gateway Center we are all about community collaboration to reduce the amount of hoops a person has to jump through to end their homelessness and get back to a state of self-sufficiency.  One of the ways we do this is by having partner agencies take office on our site so as [...]

Apr 9 2013

Things are Growing at Gateway!

By | April 9th, 2013|Partners|0 Comments

“The best gardening clubs are grass roots organizations.” By: Jason It’s a very exciting week at Gateway Center.  Maybe it’s the fact that the winter winds seemed to have finally blown somewhere else, or it could be the sun shining in that happy April way, or perhaps it’s even the crazed effects of anti-allergy medication [...]

Mar 25 2013

Big Idea: A Mobile App for Big Data

By | March 25th, 2013|News|1 Comment

By: Jason How can we leverage great data to benefit our community and help end homelessness?  Community Technology Alliance, in partnership with DataCenter and Downtown Streets Team, are working to develop a mobile app that will harness the power of data between agencies, governmental resources, and the clients who are in need of great services. [...]

Mar 21 2013

3 Great Ways to Engage the Poor in Your Community

By | March 21st, 2013|Info, Issues, News, Partners, Voices|2 Comments

By: Jason On Wednesday several of our staff had the pleasure of attending the 2013 Georgia Drug Policy and Alcohol Forum sponsored by Central Outreach and Advocacy Center and Troutman Sanders.  It was one of the most informative lunches I've had the chance to experience in my time thus far working with the homeless and community in [...]

Mar 20 2013

Do Video Games on Homelessness Help?

By | March 20th, 2013|Issues|0 Comments

By: Jason Today I was searching out the interwebs for information on what the world was doing about solving and ending homelessness, and I came across this idea for a new mobile game, something you would play on your iPhone or Android device. The name, originally, was iBeg, but after receiving some fairly heavy push [...]

Mar 15 2013

Surfing and Screenplays: A Case Manager Who Makes a Big Difference

By | March 15th, 2013|News, Voices|1 Comment

By: Jason We at Gateway Center have recently implemented one of the great and longstanding traditions of American employment: The Employee of the Month Award.  Yes, there’s a gift certificate and a ridiculously huge trophy involved that calls to mind the Pinewood Derby competitions of our youth.  We would have even thrown in a premiere [...]

Mar 8 2013

Potential in Gainesville, Florida

By | March 8th, 2013|News, Partners|0 Comments

I love giving tours to people in our city who are interested in what Gateway Center is.  If you ever want to experience this amazing building and all that goes on here, just get in contact with us and we will be more than happy to arrange a time to give a tour. Recently some [...]

Mar 6 2013

Bigger is Not Better

By | March 6th, 2013|News, Partners, Voices|0 Comments

The below video comes from this fantastic blog and website called Plywood People.  They are an Atlanta based group who are working with organizations to create meaningful social change.  Their blog is a constant source of encouragement and energy for many like yourselves who are committed to doing amazing things in your city. The founder [...]