Fall 2015 Issue of Georgia-Pacific At Work

A 'Powerful' Gathering

Every year, news and policy makers, business and community leaders, and members of the media come together at The National Urban League Conference for four days of networking, entertainment and discussions regarding the issues facing African Americans and other minorities. This exciting annual event attracts over 10,000 people each year.

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Building Stronger Communities Through Project Ready

We're proud to lend our support to the Memphis Urban League's Project Ready: Post-Secondary Success – a signature program of the National Urban League – which equips students with the skills, support, confidence and resources needed for success throughout their high school careers.


Lessons from the Great Outdoors

Summer camp isn't just for kids. When David Lockett's students asked their teacher what he did over the summer, this fourth grade science teacher from Tennessee told them (with delight), "Well, boys and girls, I went to camp. A summer camp for teachers."


Loaned Associates Lend Many Hands

"Georgia-Pacific Loaned Associates carry the trust of the community." This ringing endorsement from Bonnie Dixon, an area director for United Way of the Coastal Empire Effingham, gives testament to the success and impact we've had in community building and support with programs like Loaned Associates at our Savannah River Mill in Effingham County.


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