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Experts Share How Cities Adapt to Change

November 1, 2021

Cities across the nation are seeing great shifts in the workforce due to technology, changing demographics, a global pandemic and the call for more remote work options.

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Griffin’s EDIT Program Fosters Connection

November 1, 2021

By Becca J.G. Godwin

For the first time in Griffin’s 181-year history, city employees have certified a plan to promote diversity and inclusion within its workforce.

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Engaging Our Youth to Improve Georgia’s Civic Health

November 1, 2021

Rebecca Rice and Elizabeth Turner, Georgia Family Connection Partnership

What do young people need from their communities? How can decision-makers change local systems to better support younger constituents? What can adults do to ensure youth have the desire and information they need to become active, contributing members of their communities now—and in the future?

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The Biggest Hidden Red Flags in a Phishing Email

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October 25, 2021

Joe Howland, Chief Information Security Officer, Sophicity

As spammers and scammers get better at their jobs, their techniques grow more sophisticated. Here are five hidden red flags that could fool you if you’re not skeptical enough.

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Broadband Programs and Resources for Cities

October 21, 2021

Links and contact information for the state and federal agencies providing a range of resources.

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Diversity, Dialogue & Exchange: African American Women in Enterprise

October 19, 2021

Shellee Mitchell with the African American Credit Union Coalition (AACUC) was the presenter for the October 21, 2021, EMBRACE webinar. She discussed AACUC's "1-to-1 Woman Mentoring Program" which addresses the stigmas of racism and feminism by pairing together women from diverse cultures to learn from each other about the barriers that stoke blind spots, which in turn hinder social and economic development.   

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New Urban Opportunity: Alleys, Mews, and Accessory Units

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October 19, 2021

Robert Steuteville, Congress for the New Urbanism

The unsung alley has the potential to create an intimate American urbanism, it just needs a little attention from urban designers.

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2020 Census Data is Here!

October 7, 2021

In late August, the the 2020 Decennial Census numbers were released for all cities. You can access this information and a full list of resources. This data is also available on GMA's website and will be released in Easier to Use Formats on September 16, 2021.

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Feedback Needed on GDOT's Policy for Consultation Process with Local Officials in Non-Metro Areas

October 6, 2021

As local officials, your role is critical and much appreciated in the development of the State’s Strategic Transportation Plan and the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program. 

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Small Town, Big Impact: Dahlonega Makes Recreation Accessible

October 6, 2021

People have long loved getting outside in Dahlonega, but this year, the city took a step towards making its outdoor recreation more accessible to all.

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2021 GMA Annual Convention: Toccoa’s Connie Tabor Recognized with Starr Award from Georgia Cities Foundation

October 5, 2021

Toccoa Community Development Director Connie Tabor has been recognized for her tireless efforts in restoring her city’s historic downtown district with the Starr Award, presented by the Georgia Cities Foundation (GCF).

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2021 GMA Annual Convention: Robert W. Woodruff Foundation Recognized with Renaissance Award from Georgia Cities Foundation

October 5, 2021

The Robert W. Woodruff Foundation was presented with the Georgia Cities Foundation’s Renaissance Award Aug. 9 at the GMA Annual Convention.

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2021 GMA Annual Convention: GMA’s 2021 Clerk of the Year

October 5, 2021

Brookhaven City Clerk Susan Hiott was named the Georgia Municipal Clerks Association’s 2021 Clerk of the Year during the GMA Annual Convention.

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2021 GMA Annual Convention: Communities Recognized as Cities of Ethics

October 5, 2021

The City of Ethics program began in 1999 and was developed by a panel of business and government leaders to encourage cities to adopt and adhere to a set of key ethical principles and adopt a local ethics ordinance.

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2021 GMA Annual Convention: Esteemed Leaders Inducted into the Georgia Municipal Government Hall of Fame

October 5, 2021

On Aug. 9, five city leaders were inducted into the Municipal Government Hall of Fame, which was established in 1992 to recognize current and past municipal officials who exemplify the very best in public service and who, throughout their careers, have made extraordinary contributions to municipal government, and have been strong supporters of GMA.

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