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Literacy Action , Inc.

100 Edgewood Avenue Suite 650

Atlanta, Georgia 30303

United States

Company Description

Literacy Action was founded in 1968 by Mary Hammond - a member of Central Presbyterian Church - and operated for 17 years out of the church basement. That year was a particularly defining one for the City of Atlanta due to the assassination of its native ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Fundraising Companies

Instructor of Philosophy

Clayton College & State University

Director of Philanthropy

Action Ministries Inc

Consultant

The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta Inc

Affiliations

Board Member
Atlanta Music Project

Member
LEAD Atlanta Class

Advisory Board
Commerce Club Commerce Society of Executives

Board Member
Porch Press EACA

Education

Texas Christian University

master

public policy

Georgia Tech.

master's degrees

Candler School of Theology at Emory University

master's degrees

Emory

master's degrees

School of Divinity at the University of Edinburgh , Scotland

master’s degrees

religion

Emory University

master’s degrees

religion

The University of Edinburgh , Scotland

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Austin Dickson, Executive Director of Literacy Action (President)


Board of Directors | Community Farmers Markets

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Austin Dickson, President Austin is the Executive Director of Literacy Action, Inc., the oldest and largest adult basic education nonprofit in the Southeast, and proud East Atlanta resident.


Young Gamechangers 2014 | Georgia Forward

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Austin Dickson

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Austin Dickson Austin Dickson is the executive director of Literacy Action, the oldest, largest, and leading adult basic education nonprofit in the Southeast. There he oversees management, fundraising, and advocacy efforts for the 45-year old organization. Literacy Action is a grassroots driver of economic development and provides various levels of educational services to advance adults towards employment, better wages, technical college, and the University System. Previously, he worked as the Director of Philanthropy for Action Ministries, a statewide homeless services and basic needs organization. He has also worked for The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta on its regional and environmental initiatives. A Texas native and TCU graduate, Austin earned master’s degrees in religion from The University of Edinburgh, Scotland, and Emory University and in public policy from Georgia Tech. Austin has taught philosophy at Clayton State University since 2008. He currently serves in a leadership role at the East Lake Family YMCA, the Atlanta Music Project, Community Farmers Markets â€" operating the Grant Park, East Atlanta Village, and Decatur farmers’ markets â€" and the East Atlanta Community Association


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Austin Dickson, executive director of Literacy Action, "We look forward to bringing together Atlanta's top companies for an exciting and competitive Spellabration that celebrates our students, volunteers and literacy."…Read More: BlueBird Patch

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Literacy Action, Georgia's largest nonprofit provider of adult basic education, has a new president and executive director - Austin Dickson.
Before joining Literacy Action, Dickson served as director of philanthropy for Action Ministries, a statewide, faith-based, homeless services and basic needs organization. He also has worked for the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta on its regional and environmental initiatives. Read more: The Saporta Report


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Austin Dickson

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Austin Dickson is President and Executive Director of Literacy Action, Georgia's largest nonprofit provider of adult basic education. Before joining Literacy Action, Dickson served as director of philanthropy for Action Ministries, a statewide, faith-based, homeless services and basic needs organization. He also has worked for the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta on its regional and environmental initiatives...Read More

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