Tag: #communityengagement

GA Power’s Increased Rates will Impact Student Learning at Home

On Wednesday, August 28, 2019, at 10:00 a.m., community-minded organizations from across Metro Atlanta will gather for a press conference to announce their commitment to “Fight the Hike” against Georgia Power’s proposed rate and fee increases. The press conference will be held at the Georgia Public Service Commission, 244 Washington Street Southwest, Atlanta, Ga, 30334. GA Power’s Increased Rates will…

Black Boys Propel Themselves Into Success

The City of Atlanta has a lot of people who have been working in schools and communities to empower and educate Black boys. As we celebrate the rebirth of Morris Brown College, this program which has been located on the campus for years is still doing the work of providing educational and life skills to Black boys. There may be…

Bridging the Gap Between Black Boys and Black History

As we continue to teach Black History, this blog post is written by Greg Clay who is the founder of the Atlanta Speaks Initiative, Board Chairman of Skyview High School in South Fulton, GA., Atlanta Public Schools CTAE District Wide Advisory Board Immediate Past Chairman, KIPP WAYS Advisory Board Member, and Atlanta Board of Education Equity Taskforce Member As Black History…

Community Development Plans Often Overlook the Needs of Black Boys

  Dear Atlanta Stakeholder,The Renew Atlanta/TSPLOST programs, launched in 2015 and 2016, were created to address the $1B+ infrastructure backlog facing the city.Though the programs have made much progress to date delivering key projects across Atlanta, we face significant challenges as we move forward to complete the full initial program scope. Simply put – the cost to deliver the full…