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South Fulton Fire and Rescue's Camp EMBERS

August 17, 2022

The August 16, 2022, EMBRACE webinar featured Captain Tangela Rowe with the City of South Fulton's Fire and Rescue Department. Capt. Rowe discussed the department's Camp EMBERS, a fire leadership program for girls.

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A Conversation on Land Banking

Cities Connect

August 11, 2022

Odetta Macleish-White, the Director of Georgia Initiatives at the Center for Community Progress, discusses the benefits of land banks and how they can be used to address vacant and abandoned properties. She also details how systemic vacancies are created and impact communities.

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The Importance of Employee Security Awareness Training

CitySmart by VC3

August 11, 2022

Katherina Yavela, Director of Marketing, CW Technology

When it comes to securing your company’s network, you must think beyond technology. Relying on firewalls, antivirus software, and secure remote connections is simply not enough anymore.

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Webinar: A Law Enforcement Officer's Guide to Georgia's Sunshine Laws

August 9, 2022

Watch the GMA webinar, "A Law Enforcement Officer's Guide to Georgia's Sunshine Laws."

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Georgia Municipal Workforce Development Strategy and Playbook Overview

Cities Connect

August 3, 2022

In GMA’s August 2, 2022, Cities Connect call, Greg Wilson with the University of Georgia’s Carl Vinson Institute of Government (CVIOG) discusses the Georgia Municipal Workforce Development Strategy and Playbook.

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Building the Beloved Community in Atlanta

Public Square

July 29, 2022

Robert Steuteville, Congress for the New Urbanism

In Martin Luther King Jr.’s home of Westside Atlanta, a nonprofit is partnering with the city and public and private organizations to transform disadvantaged neighborhoods using a new urban design plan.

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GDOT Announces Grant for Cities Under 5,000 Population on Cities Connect Call

Cities Connect

July 29, 2022

Representatives from the Georgia Department of Transportation took part in the July 26 Cities Connect meeting to announce the details of the 2nd Round of the Transportation Alternatives (TA) grant.

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Daring and Inclusive Leadership

July 19, 2022

In this EMBRACE webinar, Pearl Alexander, Executive Director of Staff Diversity, Inclusion, and Engagement at Georgia Tech, discussed ow leaders can identify new ways of leading that will support, attract and retaining diverse and talented professionals.

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Making Strides in Embracing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

July 6, 2022

Sara Baxter

It’s been a year since GCS launched its Embrace initiative. Here’s a look at the progress that has been made so far.

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Georgia Municipal Workforce Development Strategy and Playbook

June 21, 2022

This report serves as roadmap for GMA, Georgia City Solutions and cities to proactively address their workforce needs through investment, planning, and strategy implementation.

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Shifting Priorities: Addressing Wealth Inequities to Building Community Wealth

June 21, 2022

In this June 21, 2022, EMBRACE webinar, Ashaunda' Davis discussed the wealth divide in Georgia and how by shifting priorities communities can increase economic empowerment, equity, and inclusion.

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Sustainability and Energy for Georgia's Future

Cities Connect

June 7, 2022

During the June 7, 2022, Cities Connect call Georgia Public Service Commissioner Tim Echols discussed sustainability energy options available to cities and provided an overview of Georgia's energy future and how it might impact cities as they serve the needs of their residents.

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Receiver Places: Planning for Climate Migration

Public Square

May 31, 2022

Robert Steuteville, Congress for the New Urbanism

Receiver places, a term coined by urbanists for communities likely to gain migrants as climate problems grow, refers to not just physical places but also a process of preparing for change.

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Tapping into Georgia's Housing Resources for Your City

Cities Connect

May 31, 2022

Each year the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) invests over $180 million to build affordable housing around the state. In the May 31, 2022, Cities Connect call, Samanta Carvalho, Director, Office of Community Housing Development with DCA reviewed the state’s housing programs and provided information on how city officials can bring the state’s housing resources to their city.

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Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and Transportation Infrastructure

Cities Connect

May 24, 2022

Dan Hinton, Deputy Division Administrator in the Federal Highway Administration Georgia Division, was the May 24, 2022, presenter for GMA's Cities Connect call. He discussed the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) and the direct-recipient model it incorporates for some transportation funding opportunities contained in the law. 

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