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Title: ROSALYNN CARTER


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ROSALYNN CARTER
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Backround
  • Born Plains, Georgia, August 18, 1927
  • Parents Edgar and Allie (Murray) Smith.
  • Religion Baptist.
  • In 1940, her father died and her mother became a
    dressmaker to help support the family.
  • As the oldest child, she worked beside her
    mother, helping with the sewing, the
    housekeeping, and the other children.
  • In 1945, after her freshman year, (in Georgia
    Southwestern College at Americus) she first dated
    Jimmy Carter, who was home from the U.S. Naval
    Academy at Annapolis.

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EDUCATION
  • 1946 graduated Georgia southwestern college.
  • 1979 h.H.D. (Honorary) Tift college.
  • 1980 l.H.D. (Honorary) Morehouse college.
  • 1986 d.P.S. (Honorary) Wesleyan college.
  • 1987 ll.D. (Honorary) university of Notre dame.
  • 1991 d.Litt. (Honorary) Emory university.

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  • Jimmy Carter, born in Plains Georgia, October 1,
    1924.
  • Jimmy Rosalynn got married July 7, 1946.
  • John William (Jack) Carter, born July 3, 1947,
    in Portsmouth, Virginia.
  • James Earl (Chip) Carter III, born April 12,
    1950, in Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • Donnel Jeffrey (Jeff) Carter, born August 18,
    1952, in New London, Connecticut.
  • Amy Lynn Carter, born October 19, 1967, in
    Plains, Georgia.

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  • 1977, became a First Lady of Georgia.
  • 1971-1975, Expands the number of Mental Health
    Centers in Georgia from 23 to 134.
  • 1977, became First Lady of The United States.
    Along with Betty Ford and Lady Bird Johnson
    attends the first government funded National
    Women's Conference held in Houston, TX.
  • 1977-1980,Attends Cabinet Meetings Works the
    Equal Rights Amendment Expands the role of
    Commission on Mental Health Travels throughout
    Latin America on a Good Will Tour.
  • 1981, Returns to Plains, Georgia.
  • 1991, Develops and leads a national
    age-appropriate

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ROSALYNN CARTER INSTITUTE FOR HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
(RCI)
Formed in honor of First Lady Rosalynn Carter ,
and established in 1987 on the campus of Georgia
Southwestern State University (GSW) in Americus,
Georgia.
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Mission and Philosophy
  • Mission and Philosophy
  • Through research, education, and training, the
    RCI promotes the mental health and well-being of
    individuals, families, and professional
    caregivers promulgates effective care giving
    practices builds public awareness of care giving
    needs and advances public and social policies
    that enhance caring communities.
  • These goals are met by forming partnerships with
    professionals, groups, and individuals to deliver
    education and training programs, research and
    program evaluation around care needs, and policy
    and advocacy efforts that promote healthy
    individual development and increase community
    care giving capacity.
  • Unique to the Institute are its focus on generic
    care giving that pertains to all caregivers
    across various illnesses and disabilities
    incorporation of both lay and professional points
    of view and collaboration among front line
    caregivers, academicians, and students to improve
    the care giving process.
  • The RCI promotes the mental health and
    well-being of individuals, families, and
    professional caregivers.
  • Forming partnerships with professionals, groups,
    and individuals to deliver education and training
    programs, research and program evaluation around
    care needs, and policy and advocacy efforts that
    promote healthy individual development and
    increase community care giving capacity.
  • The Institute is focused on generic care giving
    that pertains to all caregivers across various
    illnesses and disabilities incorporation of both
    lay and professional points of view and
    collaboration among front line academicians, and
    students to improve the care giving process.

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Books Published
  • 1984, First Lady from Plains, an
    autobiography.
  • 1987, Co-authored with Jimmy Carter, Everything
    to Gain Making the Most of the Rest of your
    Life.
  • 1994, Helping Yourself Help Others A Book for
    Caregivers, (with Susan K. Golant).
  • 1998, Helping Someone with Mental Illness A
    Compassionate Guide for Family, Friends, and
    Caregivers, (with Susan K. Golant).
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