Category: Atlanta

May 28, 2021

 ATLANTA — Michael Jordan and Jordan Brand today announced a $1 million commitment to Morehouse College, part of their Black Community Commitment. The gift will help fund scholarships, technology, and educational programming for students studying journalism and sports-related areas of study. The Black Community Commitment is an initiative by Michael Jordan and Jordan Brand to directly […]

April 28, 2021

      ATLANTA—The Fulton County Library System has announced the reopening of the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History along with 32 branch libraries Library on May 4. The phased reopening plan calls for limited in-branch services such as browsing shelves, printing and computer use, twice per week, allowing for […]

April 13, 2021

      ATLANTA— Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms authorized the installation of 25 miles per hour (mph) speed limit signs throughout Atlanta. Administered by the Atlanta Department of Transportation (ATLDOT), this initiative to reduce vehicular speeds is part of a citywide commitment made in 2020 to adopt and implement “Vision Zero” to safeguard the streets of Atlanta. “Vision Zero” is a systems-based approach to […]

March 31, 2021

The Georgia House of Representatives has approved SB 21, restricting powers of the mayor and providing more power and authority to the five members of the city council.  The legislation, sponsored by State Sen. Emanuel Jones, is now headed to the Governor for his signature. The new legislation will it becomes effective on July 1. […]

March 19, 2021

ATLANTA—Over 3 million vaccines have been administered in Georgia, about 82 % of the doses allocated to the state, according to the state’s  Department of Public Health vaccine dashboard.  The 3 million vaccines include 1 million Georgians over the age of 65, about 72% of Georgia’s senior population. As of today, Georgia administered 1 million doses in […]

March 12, 2021

Federal grant to expand HIV care in Fulton, Cobb, DeKalb and Gwinnett Counties ATLANTA – The Fulton County Department of HIV Elimination is one of the recipients of Fiscal Year 2021 “Ending the HIV Epidemic” funding from the United States Department of Health & Human Services. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The Department for […]

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