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Multi-Sport Courts Grant

January 2, 2020

KaBOOM!

Sports courts help communities address a lack of play opportunities for older youth that no longer play on playgrounds. The interlocking panels are easy to install and maintain. Sports courts provide communities with a wide variety of different sports using the same space — such as basketball, hockey, volleyball and many other games.

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Safe Places to Play Grants

January 2, 2020

The U.S. Soccer Foundation

Safe Places to Play transforms abandoned courts, empty schoolyards, vacant lots and the like into state-of-the-art soccer fields for kids. The U.S. Soccer Foundation awards grants three times a year to underserved communities to help cover the costs of lighting, irrigation, construction, surfacing and enhancement.

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Visionary Forces: City Leaders Named to Georgia Trend’s ‘Most Influential’ List

January 2, 2020

On Jan. 1, Georgia Trend, the state’s leading magazine on Georgia business and politics, released its 22nd annual listing of the 100 Most Influential Georgians. This remarkable assemblage of people features four Georgia city leaders.

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Changes in Retail Encourage Walkable Urban Designs

Public Square

December 23, 2019

Robert Steuteville, Congress for the New Urbanism

For many years, retailers resisted the architecture of street-facing storefronts, but necessity is the mother of flexibility.

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Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation Grants

December 20, 2019

Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation

The mission of the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation is to impact the lifesaving capabilities and the lives of local heroes and their communities. This is accomplished by providing lifesaving equipment and prevention education tools to first responders and public safety organizations.

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Census 2020 Outreach Sessions

December 20, 2019

State of Georgia’s Complete Count Committee

In anticipation of the 2020 Census, the State of Georgia’s Complete Count Committee will be holding outreach sessions across the state in January to make Local Complete Count Committees, community organizations, and other interested parties aware of the state’s upcoming public awareness strategy for the effort.

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Fighting 2020 Census Rumors

Fighting 2020 Census Rumors

December 18, 2019

U.S. Census Bureau

Have you seen or heard something about the 2020 Census that is confusing? The U.S. Census Bureau wants to make sure that everyone has the right information.

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When I Grow Up, I Want to be an Assistant City Administrator

When I Grow Up, I Want to be an Assistant City Administrator

December 17, 2019

Engaging Local Government Leaders Network

I don’t know anyone who knew they wanted to be in local government when they were young. Everyone just kind of ends up here by accident. But what if that wasn’t the case?

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Your “Clever” Password Is Not Unique—How to Improve Your Password Security

CitySmart by Sophicity

December 17, 2019

Corbin Son, Network Infrastructure Consultant, Sophicity

In the past, we've often blogged about bad passwords (like "123456"). Encouragingly, city employees have realized that using such bad passwords is, yes, a bad idea. However, a false sense of security can creep in and make them think any other password is okay.

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2020 Census Mail Contact Strategies Viewer

December 13, 2019

U.S. Census Bureau

The 2020 Census Mail Contact Strategies viewer was developed so that communities can plan for the mailings that their area will receive when self-response for the 2020 Census begins.

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Rural Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking Program

December 13, 2019

U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)

The Rural Program supports efforts to enhance the safety of rural victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking and supports projects uniquely designed to address and prevent these crimes in rural areas.

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Grants to Develop “Innovative” Highway Safety Programs

December 13, 2019

Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS)

Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety has been granted federal funds from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) under the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act to promote the development and implementation of innovative programs to address highway safety problems relating to alcohol/impaired driving, pedestrian and bicycle safety, motorcycle safety, occupant protection, and other highway safety programs.

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Georgia Provides Local Complete Count Committee Toolkit

December 12, 2019

U.S. Census in Georgia

The Outreach Subcommittee of the State Complete Count Committee developed this Local Complete Count Committee Toolkit to encourage participation in the 2020 Census and to ensure a complete count of everyone living in Georgia.

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A galvanizing moment: Census 2020 provides new opportunity to invest in skills

A galvanizing moment: Census 2020 provides new opportunity to invest in skills

December 11, 2019

National Skills Coalition

The 2020 Census provides skills advocates with a galvanizing moment to help policymakers grasp the importance of investing in digital literacy and other foundational skills.

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Partners for Places

December 9, 2019

The Funders’ Network (TFN)

Partners for Places is a matching grant program that enhances local capacity to build equitable and sustainable communities in the United States and Canada. The fund does this by requiring local government and local foundation partnerships, and by pairing national and local philanthropic funding sources.

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