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Zuri Crawford Wins Lancome $10,000 Scholarship

NAACP DeKalb ACT-SO olympian Zuri Crawford was a winner of a $10,000 scholarship from Lancome. Congratulations for the hard work and effort to be recognized on the national level.  Oscar award-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o surprised 40 NAACP youth members on stage at the NAACP 113th Convention, awarding each student a $10,000 scholarship. The students received […]

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Governor Says No Age Limit for COVID-19 Vaccine

Georgia, Gov. Brian Kemp announced today, Feb.19, that All residents can make an appointment now, for COVID-19 vaccination. Regardless to your age or health risk assessments, sign up here, today to get an appointment. COVID-19 vaccines continue to arrive in Georgia in extremely limited supply. Each week, the Federal Government authorizes states to order a

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Jubilee Day Celebration 2021 Brings New Hope

VIEW THE JUBILEE DAY CELEBRATION PROGRAM Jubilee Day is celebrated by many African Americans as the true Independence Day, commemorating Jan. 1, 1863, when President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, the document that freed the slaves. One freedom fighter  said, “such celebrations are instrumental in instilling pride among a people whose contributions have been

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Georgia breaks turnout record for first day of early voting

ATLANTA – More than 128,000 Georgians went to the polls Monday, a record for the first day of early voting in the state, according to the secretary of state’s office. The high turnout surpassed the nearly 91,000 votes cast on the first day of early voting in 2016 and left eager voters waiting in hours-long lines across

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Dekalb County DFCS General Assistance Program for COVID Victims

DeKalb County has announced a program for DeKalb County Residents that will provide emergency assistance during COVID.  The General Assistance Program offered by Dekalb County DFCS for residents of Dekalb County, GA only. We do not service or have information related to any other counties. Applications may be obtained by emailing GeneralAssist-R14@dhs.ga.gov to request application. Applications may

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