• Apply and be accepted into this program
  • Have a child or grandchild or connection to a child (extended family) in the Georgia education system, private school, and or homeschooled (this includes Pre-K).
  • Attend at least six out of the seven training sessions (each session will be a 1 hour to 1 ½ hour-long training session)
  • Be active on social media
  • Have a strong passion for advocacy and improving education
  • September 12th – EPIC introduction and how to tell your story.
  • September 19th – Advocacy 101
  • September 26th – The power of relationship building
  • October 3rd – Organizing 101
  • October 10th – Education Policy 101 + School data
  • October 17th – Graduation

Each training  will begin at 7 pm and be conducted on Tuesdays. Trainings will be recorded but will be provided to those that did not attend.

Please note current Georgia K-12 students can also apply for this program.

The deadline to apply is September 1st

Once applied, you will receive an email within 48 hours to schedule a virtual interview with a GeorgiaCAN staff member.

There is no stipend associated with this program. This program is volunteer-only.

If you have any questions about the training, please direct them to epic@gacan.org