May 2016
2016-2017 
Young Professionals Council Officers

Our YPC has elected its new officers who will start their leadership roles this July:
Ranjana Ramchandran
Treasurer
(EY)
Rachel Platt
Secretary
(Platt Family Law)
Alison Ballard
President
(Taylor English)

Ross Burris
President Elect
(Polsinelli)
Craig Friedman
Immediate Past President
(Jones Day)

Alison Ballard:
"I'm excited about working with our new YPC members and using their many diverse talents to further expand the existing projects of the YPC. We have lots to build on thanks to all the great work that our Immediate Past President Craig Friedman accomplished last year."





In addition to our officers, our new YPC Executive Members starting in July are: Stan Hill (Polsinelli), Rachael Zichella (Taylor English), Trey Stephens (Equifax), Micah Moon (Alston & Bird), Ebony Mobley (Emory Law), Suhail Seth (Nelson Mullins), and Jennifer Young (Fulton County Schools). For a complete roster of the FY17 YPC Executive Committee, please click here.

We are looking forward to a great year with our Young Professionals Council!
Spellbound for Justice June 21st!
Meet our YP C, network, mingle, eat, drink, play SCRABBLE, and bid on some awesome aucti on items!

Sponsorships and individual tickets are available-- Register by June 10!
2016 Good Apple Awards
Thank you again for everyone that made this year's Good Apple Awards a truly special and spectacular evening. 

At right, DFCS Director Bobby Cagle congratulates Good Apple Award recipient Beth Tanis with Georgia Appleseed Executive Director Sharon Hill and Georgia  Appleseed Board Chair David Sneed.

And news from JUSTGeorgia:

The JUSTGeorgia Institute is an opportunity to gather some of the best minds and organizations committed to social and juvenile justice reform to plan for the future of child advocacy in Georgia.  

This day long conference will be hosted by the JUSTGeorgia Lead Partners (Georgia Appleseed, Voices for Georgia's Children, Barton Child Law and Policy Center, and Interfaith Children's Movement) in collaboration with the J. W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development and will feature discussions, brainstorming, and collective impact training.

The JUSTGeorgia Institute will provide an opportunity for the community leaders to share their perspectives and help shape the future agenda for the JUSTGeorgia coalition in the years to come.

WHEN
Wednesday, June 8th from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm 
WHERE
University of Georgia -- Griffin
1109 Experiment St.
Griffin, GA 30223

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