Bold initiatives took a back seat to politics during the 2017 legislative session. But some meaningful legislation did manage to pass that will have an impact on the future of the Atlanta region.
Despite recent heavy rains, much of metro Atlanta is still in a level two drought response. Why? The rain that has fallen in metro Atlanta has not reached Lake Lanier, which remains well below “full pool.” In fact, it’s about 9 feet low, and that means it's time for all of us to conserve water.
More than 100 older adults and their supporters gathered outside the Georgia capitol on January 26 to thank Governor Nathan Deal for including $4.2 million in new funding in his proposed 2017 budget that is dedicated to home and community based services that help seniors live independently at home.
ARC is forming a New Voices Global Atlanta Advisory Panel to ensure that the region’s dynamic, vibrant international community is well-represented at the regional planning table. We are accepting applications now through February 24 for this new initiative.
In 2016, WorkSource Atlanta Regional served more than 38,000 people in Cherokee, Clayton, Douglas, Fayette, Gwinnett, Henry and Rockdale counties. These individuals received a range of services designed to jump-start their careers, from resume preparation and career counseling to industry-specific training and computer literacy courses.
Arts leaders interested in tackling the complex issues facing metro Atlanta's arts and culture community have a unique opportunity to get involved this December: they can apply to join the 2017 Arts Leaders of Metro Atlanta (ALMA) class.
Craig Lesser receives 2016 Harry West Visionary Leadership Award ARC honored Craig Lesser (left) with the 2016 Harry West Award. The award was presented by Harry West’s son, Jeff (center), and [...]
More than 1,200 leaders explored the key issues and challenges facing metro Atlanta and celebrated the region's extraordinary journey at the Atlanta Regional Commission's State of the Region breakfast on Friday, Oct. 28.
ARC Honors Game-Changing People & Places with Developments of Excellence Awards The Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) presented its 18th annual Developments of Excellence awards the State of the Region breakfast on October 28, [...]
The Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) Board recently adopted an update to the Regional Freight Mobility Plan that features short-term and long-term strategies to enhance the movement of freight in metro Atlanta.