Please join ECO-Action for More Money, More Power: A Community Conversation about Energy Bills Inbox

Join ECO-Action at More Money, More Power, A Community Conversation about our Energy Bills on Saturday, April 6th from 12pm -2pm at Providence Missionary Baptist Church (2296 Benjamin E. Mays Drive SW, 30311).

Lunch will be served and children are welcome!

We hope that you will join us for this informative conversation about electricity bills and why now is the time to hold your Georgia Public Service Commissioners accountable.

Atlanta History Center Olympic Exhibition Charrette Invitation

We are planning a new exhibition about Atlanta’s Olympic history, and we need your help!

Bring a friend!

Refreshments provided!

Please RSVP by Friday, April 5th by replying to this email with the name(s) and number of attendees.

WHEN: Pick one of the two offered sessions:

Saturday, April 13, 10:30am-12pm

Wednesday, April 17, 6:30pm-8pm

WHERE: Atlanta History Center

130 West Paces Ferry Road NW

Atlanta, GA 30305

Questions? Please contact Claire Haley at chaley@atlantahistorycenter.com.

What is a charrette?

A charrette is a creative, intensive workshop where interested parties come together to examine and respond to a project’s planned goals. As we work through the plans for a new exhibition about Atlanta’s Olympic history, holding this type of forum for public feedback will allow us to identify major interest areas and issues within the topic, and move toward the best plan for exhibition development. Come think things through with us!

About the exhibition

The upcoming Atlanta History Center exhibition seeks to reveal the impact of the 1996 Olympic Games on the city and region.

The exhibition intends to review the process of designating Atlanta as an Olympic host city and how that accelerated change at a local and regional level, connecting the city’s ongoing urban transformation with major developments of the last decade of the 20th century and beginning of the 21st.

The exhibition should engage visitors of all ages with stories of urban redevelopment, economic and population changes, cultural impact, city and community politics, and technological innovations. Through artifacts, archival materials, and other interpretive means, the exhibition must examine the successes and challenges of the global platform of the Olympic Games.

We hope that you are able to join us for one of these events!

Sincerely,

Claire Haley

Assistant to the CEO

130 West Paces Ferry Road NW

Atlanta, Georgia 30305

 404.814.4129

F  404.814.2041

atlantahistorycenter.com

Atlanta History Center Olympic Exhibition Focus Group Invitation

We are planning a new exhibition about Atlanta’s Olympic history, and we need your help!

Topics of urban development, city planning, and changes to Atlanta’s fabric are central to the story of the 1996 Olympic Games and their continued impact on our city today. We hope you will attend a focus group to help us talk through these topics and gather feedback from professionals, researchers, and experts in the field.

Bring a colleague!

Refreshments provided!

Please RSVP by Thursday, April 11th by replying to this email with the name(s) and number of attendees.

When:  Thursday, April 18, 6:30pm-8pm

Where:  Margaret Mitchell House at Atlanta History Center Midtown Campus

979 Crescent Avenue NE

Atlanta, GA 30309

Questions? Please contact Carter Jackson at cjackson@atlantahistorycenter.com.

About the exhibition

The upcoming Atlanta History Center exhibition seeks to reveal the impact of the 1996 Olympic Games on the city and region.

The exhibition intends to review the process of designating Atlanta as an Olympic host city and how that accelerated change at a local and regional level, connecting the city’s ongoing urban transformation with major developments of the last decade of the 20th century and beginning of the 21st.

The exhibition should engage visitors of all ages with stories of urban redevelopment, economic and population changes, cultural impact, city and community politics, and technological innovations. Through artifacts, archival materials, and other interpretive means, the exhibition must examine the successes and challenges of the global platform of the Olympic Games.

We hope that you will be able to join us!

Carter Jackson

Executive Assistant

130 West Paces Ferry Road NW

Atlanta, Georgia 30305

Cohort 3 of the Boys and Men of Color Executive Director Collaboration Circle launches May 17th!

Applications for Cohort 3 of the Boys and Men of Color Executive Director Collaboration Circle are due on Friday, May 3rd. Orientation is on Friday, May 17th , and the first session will take place on Friday, May 31.

BLOG LINKhttps://grantspace.org/resources/blog/applicants-sought-for-boys-and-men-of-color-leadership-initiative-in-atlanta/

TITLE OF WORKSHOP: BMOC Executive Director Collaboration Circle

DATE & TIME: Starts Friday, May 17 (Orientation for accepted participants)

PRICE: Free

REGISTRATION LINK: https://grantspace.org/training/2019-05-17-boys-and-men-of-color-executive-director-collaboration-circle/

SHORT LINK:

    Application – bitly.com/2019BMOC

    GS Page – http://bit.ly/BMOC19 

Join us for the Spring Scrap Tire Drive in April!

Greetings,

The City of Atlanta Spring Scrap Tire Drive (Amnesty Event) will take place next month. The events will take place on the first three Saturdays in April. We encourage council members to participate in one (or all three) events.

  • This is also a great time to coordinate other community cleanup events and projects in your community.
  • Please see the attached flyer with locations and details.  Feel to circulate amongst your constituents via email, newsletters, and social media.

Thanks for your continued support!

Please feel free to contact us if you have any additional questions.

Samantha – Nicole Terry, eMPA
Community Affairs Coordinator
City of Atlanta: Department of Public Works
55 Trinity Avenue, SW; Suite 4700| Atlanta, Georgia 30303
O: 404.865.8636 | C: 470-717-6318 | e-Fax: 404-546-9498

Stadium Neighborhoods Community Trust Fund Seeking Program Manager

The Stadium Neighborhoods Community Trust Fund (SNCTF) is seeking a dynamic, experienced and community-oriented program manager to support its work in a contracted capacity. The 11-member volunteer SNCTF committee was created by the City of Atlanta in December 2017. The purpose of the committee is to provide guidance and oversight of the $5 million fund created by city legislation, 17-O-1080, which was passed after the sale of Turner Field and surrounding properties. The fund is to support projects and activities that benefit the Atlanta neighborhoods of Mechanicsville, Peoplestown, Pittsburgh, Summerhill and the portion of Grant Park comprised of the named streets in the Turner Field Neighborhoods Livable Centers Initiative (LCI) study. For more information on the SNCTF and its current work, click here.

Job Posting: Announcement and Description-SNCTF Contract Prog Mgrv3(1)

2019 Environmental Justice Academy

PARTICIPATE: Apply now for the Spring 2019 Environmental Justice Academy! 

The Academy is an intensive, leadership development program designed to give participants the skills to successfully identify environmental challenges and achieve sustainable, community environmental improvement goals. Everyone is welcome to apply – community advocates, college students/faculty/staff, government officials and any other group or person motivated to acquire interpersonal skills and community organizational tools to identify environmental challenges and achieve sustainable, environmental improvement goals.

This fourth class of the EJ Academy is a three-day, on-site training (March 28 – 30, 2019) followed by homework assignments and online sessions to be completed within one month. After completing the Academy, participants will attend a capstone event on May 10, 2019, where they will present a project which draws upon tools/skills learned through the Academy. March sessions will be held at AMSC’s Easley Pavilion, 1630 Metropolitan Parkway, S.W. Atlanta, GA 30310.

The Environmental Justice Academy’s co-sponsors are Atlanta Metropolitan State College, the Center for Sustainable Communities, RCE Greater Atlanta and the US Environmental Protection Agency Region 4.

Here is the link to apply:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/environmental-justice-academy-2019-application-tickets-32186296078

Registration fee is $250. SLS will cover registration fees for any GT student, faculty, or staff member who wishes to participate – in exchange for a blog post about the experience for our Reflections blog. Interested? Contact SLS at serve-learn-sustain@gatech.edu.

For more information, see the program announcement and flyer (attached). If you have questions, email: ejacademy@atlm.edu

Please take advantage of this great opportunity and help us by spreading the word through your networks and social media contacts.

CONTRIBUTE: Contribute your time & expertise to make the EJA a success!

The EJA is seeking faculty, staff, and graduate students to help out in the following areas:

  • Coaching/Mentoring
  • Curriculum Review
  • Programmatic Assessment
  • Module Presenters
  • Homework Review
  • Contributions for performance-based rewards
  • Capstone Presentation Reviewers

This is a great opportunity to give back to the community, support the RCE Greater Atlanta regional sustainability network, meet other people interested in EJ, and learn more about EJ yourself. For more details, see the attached resource needs chart. To learn more or offer to volunteer, contact Anne Heard, Executive in Residence, Atlanta Metropolitan State College, at aheard@atlm.edu.