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Guyton Wins GMA’s 2020 Census Challenge

October 12, 2020

In July, GMA created the 2020 Census Challenge to help encourage the self-response rates in all of Georgia’s cities.

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‘Be WHO You Needed When YOU Were Younger:’ Attracting Young Adults to the Workforce

October 12, 2020

By Nikki Perry

Upon entering the workforce during the Great Recession of 2008, many millennials took whatever employment was available and are still job-hopping to catch up on their careers. Now in 2020, as Generation Z begins graduating college, they face similar prospects in the shadow of the coronavirus pandemic that abruptly halted a booming economy. Welcome to adulthood, Gen Z.

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Racism and the Economy

October 7, 2020

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Racism forms the foundation of inequality in our society, and it threatens our economy and limits economic opportunity for people of color. All 12 District Banks of the Federal Reserve System are partnering to highlight the implications of racism in the United States and identify solutions.

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Racial Equity Tools Glossary

Racial Equity Tools Glossary

October 5, 2020

Racial Equity Tools

Words and their multiple uses reflect the tremendous diversity that characterizes our society. The purpose of this glossary is to achieve some degree of shared understanding and to enhance the quality of dialogue on equity and inclusion.

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Fire Chiefs Association Creates Diversity and Inclusion Guide

October 1, 2020

International Association of Fire Chiefs

The International Association of Fire Chiefs' Guide for Creating a Diverse and Inclusive Department offers ways to increase the levels of diversity, inclusiveness, and equity in eight specific areas of your department or organization.

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Georgia Bikes Offers Free Officer Training Courses

October 1, 2020

Georgia Bikes

Part of Georgia Bike’s safety education mission is partnering with cities and corresponding law enforcement agencies in Georgia to help officers better understand laws related to bicycling in the state.

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Engaging Youth in Douglasville: Providing an Alternative to Gangs

September 24, 2020

Sara Baxter

Innovative program educates youth on the dangers of joining gangs and gives them tools for a better life.

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"Maker" Districts Could Spur Revitalization

Public Square

September 21, 2020

Robert Steuteville, Congress for the New Urbanism

Cities are encouraging small manufacturing to promote inclusive economic development and livable wages in downtowns and main streets.

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Chadwick Boseman: A Man for Our Times

Leadership Focus

September 14, 2020

Deke Copenhaver

In a world divided by fear, anger and hyper-partisan politics, we need heroes who can bring us together across all demographic lines while inspiring in us a sense of hope. Heroes who live their lives reflecting for all of us grace, humility, determination and the dignity of the human spirit.

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5 Resources for Leaders to Commit to Racial Equity

5 Resources for Leaders to Commit to Racial Equity

September 4, 2020

GovLoop

Talking about race and taking deliberate actions around race can be awkward and confusing. But you’re not alone, and you don’t need to figure it out alone. Here are five resources from GovLoop to help.

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Introduction to the Human Resources Discipline of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Introduction to the Human Resources Discipline of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

September 3, 2020

Society for Human Resource Management

The diversity, equity and inclusion function deals with the qualities, experiences and work styles that make individuals unique as well as how organizations can leverage those qualities in support of business objectives. Studies show that teams or organizations made up of individuals with a diverse mix of qualities, experiences and work styles tend to have available a richer set of ideas, perspectives and approaches to a business issue.

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Do Your Employees Know Why You Believe in Racial Equity?

Do Your Employees Know Why You Believe in Racial Equity?

September 3, 2020

Society for Human Resource Management

We all have a part to play in undoing institutional bias. When leaders communicate the why, align new anti-bias initiatives with the organization's strategic priorities, and do the tough work of identifying and fixing barriers within their organization, they're more likely to get buy-in from a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.

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Georgia Public Health Emergency Declaration: Guidance for Local Governments on Financial Reporting Requirements

September 2, 2020

As a result of Governor Kemp’s Public Health Emergency Declaration, certain local governments and authorities have extensions on reporting requirements.

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