State Declares Drought Response, Underscoring Importance of Water Conservation

September 9th, 2016|Natural Resources|

State Declares Drought Response, Underscoring Importance of Water Conservation Following a dry spring and summer, the Georgia Environmental Protection Division declared a Level 1 drought response on Sept. 9 across 53 counties, including all 15 counties in [...]

TransFormation Alliance Aims to Promote Equitable Transit-Oriented Development

August 29th, 2016|Community Development|

Transit-oriented developments, or TODs, are pedestrian friendly, mixed-use communities built around rail stations. How can we ensure that these popular projects do not price out the lower-income residents who need access to transit and jobs the most? The TransFormation Alliance has a website with some tools and information that can help.

Atlanta Region’s Population Growth Picks up Steam, Adds 69,200 People in Past Year

August 11th, 2016|Research & Data|

Fueled by employment growth, the Atlanta region's population is growing at a faster rate than any time since the recession.

Atlanta Arts Community Confronts Issues of Equity and Diversity at ARC Cultural Forum

August 5th, 2016|Arts & Culture|

Nationally, the vast majority of arts administrators and other arts professionals are white. How can the arts community become more diverse, and equitable?

What the hot, dry summer means for the Atlanta region

July 29th, 2016|Natural Resources|

This summer has been sizzling, with too little rain to break the heat. Most of North Georgia has been dry this spring and summer. We don’t know how long the current dry conditions may persist, so it’s important for all of us to use water wisely.

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