by: Rachel Stockman Updated:
ATLANTA - Leaders from a program to help needy children are trying to figure out how
to implement mandatory federal sequestration budget cuts.
Parents are hoping that political leaders reconsider their decision.
"I would just ask them to think about what it would do for some of us. We appreciate this program so much," said Dominique Phillips, whose son attends a program in south Fulton County.
The nationwide Head Start organization, which has 31 programs in Georgia, is facing
"We are actually waiting on what the final results are going to be and how it is going to affect us and our children here in the community," explained Linda Rhea, who is a center director at Sheltering Arms in south Fulton County. Her facility receives substantial funding from Head Start.
Program directors throughout the state are trying to figure out how to implement these cuts, which were supposed to be a
"Without this program, I don't see myself being where I