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Cities Connect: 2024 Georgia Cities Week

February 29, 2024

In this episode, Mayor Andrea Gibby of Young Harris - GMA’s Third Vice President and this year’s Georgia Cities Week Chair - presents information about Georgia Cities Week to inspire you and your city to organize a weeklong celebration of events to inform and engage your residents.

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Cities Connect: Use of Well-being Data in Local Policy

Cities Connect

February 22, 2024

In this episode, Rebecca Baskam and Carrie Oliver, co-leaders of the Metro-Atlanta Cities Well-being Initiative, share information about the initiative, provide examples of well-being topics and policy action plans developed by participating cities, and highlight lessons learned.

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Cities Connect: Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Disabilities

Cities Connect

February 15, 2024

In this episode, Commissioner Kevin Tanner of the DBHDD discusses the important work of the department and the resources that are available to communities and residents throughout the state.
 

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Cities Connect: Georgia Single Parent Coalition

Cities Connect

February 8, 2024

Honorable Valencia Stovall, Tom Ella McBeth, and Beverly Brewster of the National Leadership Group, Inc. share basic information about the Georgia Single Parent Coalition, upcoming initiatives, and programs.

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Cities Connect: Red Cross of Georgia

Cities Connect

February 8, 2024

In this episode, Holly Winner, Executive Director of the Central Midwest Georgia Chapter of the American Red Cross, share informations about the work the Red Cross of Georgia does and how you as city officials can partner with the mission.

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Town Extensions with Urbanism are a Great Idea

Public Square

February 7, 2024

Robert Steuteville, Congress for the New Urbanism

Towns and cities used to grow by extending their street grids. Sprawl makes it harder, but many opportunities still exist. Why don’t we have more of this kind of development?

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Cities Connect: Finding and Funding Child Care in Georgia

Cities Connect

January 25, 2024

In this episode, Dr. Keon Berry, the Director of Parent Services with Quality Care for Children, will share an overview of Quality Care for Children, a statewide nonprofit organization committed to fostering early childhood education and care strategies across Georgia. 

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Cities Connect: How City Officials Can Help Medicaid Members Stay Informed and Covered

Cities Connect

January 18, 2024

In this episode, representatives from the “Stay Informed. Stay Covered” Medicaid redetermination campaign will share basic information on what is Medicaid redetermination.

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Promoting Workforce Development in Municipalities

January 16, 2024

Sara Baxter

Lake City and the City of Griffin have found creative, cost-effective ways to attract new employees and keep existing ones happy.

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Cities Connect: Community Research Grant and Workforce Development with PIN

Cities Connect

January 11, 2024

In this episode, Katie O’Connor and Clarence Anthony, Jr. With the Partnership for Inclusive Innovation (PIN) discuss workforce development trends in Georgia and how how PIN is working to address pressing issues in the state's workforce. As well as an introduction to the PIN Community Research Grants program, including success stories from past projects. 

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Town Converts Parcel into Downtown Hub

Public Square

January 8, 2024

Robert Steuteville, Congress for the New Urbanism

A sold-out concert by soul music legend Gladys Knight opened a new 2-acre park in Douglasville, Georgia, recently—that’s a good sign for the multipurpose public space in the county seat 30 miles west of Atlanta.

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Cities Connect: Immigration and Ethics Laws - End of Year Recap

Cities Connect

January 4, 2024

In this episode, GMA General Counsel Rusi Patel walks through the different end of year reporting requirements related to Georgia’s immigration laws.

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Georgia’s Civic Health Still Not Strong Despite a Rise in Voter Turnout

December 14, 2023

While data show an increase in voting rates from 2017 to 2021, measures of Georgians’ social connectedness and community involvement declined.

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Cities Connect: GMA's Local Government Practicum Program

Cities Connect

December 14, 2023

In this episode, GMA Sr. Research Analyst, Claire Chan, talks about the Practicum program and how your city can get involved. 

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Cities Connect: GMA’s Governmental Relations Team

Cities Connect

December 6, 2023

In this episode, Jim Thornton and the other members of GMA’s Governmental Relations Team, provide an update of the recent activities of the General Assembly and share their insight into legislative issues that are likely to arise during the 2024 session.

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