CAU Announces 2022 Community of Fellows

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The HBCU Executive Leadership Institute at CAU Announces 2022 Community of Fellows Today, Clark Atlanta University and higher education stakeholders announced the new selection of the 2022 Community of Fellows for the HBCU Executive Leadership Institute (ELI) at CAU. Since its launch last year, HBCU ELI has seen an increase in the number of applications,… Read more »

Over $770,000 Donated to Pay Mortgages

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Atlanta Habitat Donors Give Over $770,000 to Pay Homeowner Mortgages Ongoing Crisis Calls for Continued Funding Monday, January 24th, 2022 Generous donors contributing to the Atlanta Habitat Home Matters mortgage-relief fund have made record-setting contributions to help 226 families to pay their mortgage during the coronavirus pandemic. The mortgage-relief fund exceeded its fundraising goal of… Read more »

Cybersecurity Infrastructure for School Districts

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GaDOE Providing Cybersecurity Infrastructure for All School Districts The Georgia Department of Education is working to expand cybersecurity resources to every school district in the state. At its December meeting, the State Board of Education approved State School Superintendent Richard Woods’ recommendation to provide licensing for a nationally recognized cybersecurity platform to each school district, through a… Read more »

GDOT Awards Approximately $45M in Construction Contracts

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Georgia DOT Awards Approximately $45 Million in Construction Contracts in November In November 2021, the Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT) awarded a total of 11 projects valued at approximately $44,608,729. The largest single investment, worth approximately $9.3 million, was awarded to East Coast Asphalt, LLC. This resurfacing project will cover 19.6 miles on SR… Read more »

Hartsfield-Jackson Announces Domestic Baggage Claim Station Elevator Closure

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Hartsfield-Jackson Announces Domestic Baggage Claim Station Elevator Closure Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) today announced the closure of the Domestic Baggage Claim Station elevators beginning Jan. 5. All passengers heading to the Domestic Baggage Claim who require elevator use will need to exit the Plane Train at Concourse T and turn right to access the… Read more »

Economic Recovery Training Program for US Businesses

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FEMA Grant to Create Economic Recovery Training Program for U.S. Businesses Tuesday, January 11th, 2022 As the nation’s communities have grown in complexity through innovation and technological advances, the potential for massive economic damage in the wake of disasters has increased. In response, the Enterprise Innovation Institute at Georgia Tech is creating a training and… Read more »

ATL Airport Chamber Board Member is Appointed to Mayor Dickens’ Administration

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Mayor Dickens Announces Key Appointments to His Administration Mayor Andre Dickens’ executive team is taking shape. Today, the Mayor announced that Lisa Y. Gordon, President and CEO of Atlanta Habitat for Humanity, will join the Administration as Chief Operating Officer. “Lisa has deep experience in municipal government leadership,” said Mayor Dickens. “As a former cabinet officer… Read more »

Home Depot Foundation Honors MLK with $1M Grant

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The Home Depot Foundation Grants $1M to the National Center for Civil and Human Rights to Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. On Monday, January 10, The Home Depot Foundation announced a $1 million grant to the National Center for Civil and Human Rights in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The investment is… Read more »

A New High for Hourly Earnings

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Hourly Earnings Growth Ends the Year at a New High; Job Growth Also Continues at U.S. Small Businesses Wednesday, January 5th, 2022 Workers saw record hourly earnings growth and employment levels continued to rise as 2021 drew to a close. This is according to the aggregated payroll data of approximately 350,000 Paychex clients with fewer… Read more »

Mayor Andre Dickens Announces Transition Committee Co-Chairs

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Mayor Andre Dickens announced the leaders of his transition committee who will provide advice and counsel to the Administration as it fills key positions and formalizes the Mayor’s first-term agenda. “I am pleased to have this experienced and thoughtful group of individuals serving on my Administration’s transition committee,” said Mayor Dickens. “I am especially thankful… Read more »