With funding from the Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment, Georgia Watch has been able to expand its direct community outreach to six cities in Georgia by hosting training sessions on the topic, “Fighting Back Against Identity Theft & Scams.” During day long train-the-trainer sessions in April of 2016, 69 professionals of varying backgrounds including social workers, librarians, representatives from academic institutions and other community entities completed the extensive training. Trainings were held in Sandy Springs, Milledgeville, Albany, Jesup, Statesboro and Gainesville. These areas, some in rural communities in Georgia, reinforce Georgia Watch’s commitment to educating and empowering some of the most vulnerable and under-served in our state.
Georgia Watch has worked to cultivate robust networks of trained community-based outreach volunteers. During these sessions, participants were provided in-depth, topical training for 4 targeted groups: general public, teens, seniors and international communities.
- There is no cost to have a representative present this training.
- Click here to contact Georgia Watch to request a speaker.
Thank you to the Rose Foundation for Communities and the Environment for their support of this project.
To download the General Scam & ID Theft PowerPoint presentation as well as other helpful materials, please click the links below: