(Above) Tech Square’s ChooseATL Block Party assembled Georgia Tech students, innovation entrepreneurs and visitors in celebration of the neighborhood. By Patrick Adcock, Brand Communications, Metro Atlanta Chamber Metro Atlanta is transforming into a top tech market – inventing the tech of tomorrow while inspiring the young, disruptive minds that seek to improve our collective quality […]
This article is part of a continuing series of posts on the Metro Atlanta Chamber’s council groups. Learn more about the Chamber’s work by exploring these leadership councils and the impact they have on the metro region. The Metro Atlanta Chamber’s Educated Workforce Council met this month to discuss recent developments and activations in education […]
By Louise Mulherin, PR manager, Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta When I was growing up, back-to-school time meant a new start and fresh new school supplies. It also meant the end of unscheduled days on the beach or fishing with my family, and getting back into the routine of alarm clocks, a school uniform and […]
Who protects America from the spread of disease and other global health threats? The Epidemic Intelligence Service, also known as disease detectives, are the ones responsible, and they take this role very seriously.
As humans, we naturally gravitate to our comfort zone. But, it is the most dangerous place we can live. If you stay inside your comfort zone, you will never stretch yourself and do what is necessary to reach your full potential and impact.
Atlanta’s efforts to address the link between childhood literacy and adult poverty are beginning to investigate outside factors that are possible contributors to low graduation and high crime rates. One influence may only be a family member away.
Recently, two Ebola survivors from West Africa visited the CDC, sharing their personal stories of the disease and its aftermath, while also describing efforts to provide their communities with opportunities for hope, healing and recovery.
In January, MAP International sent its $6 billionth shipment of medicines to help those in need. This momentous shipment was given to some of the most desperate people in the world: Syrian and Iraqi refugees in Jordan.
The Atlanta Football Host Committee (AFHC) just launched a year-long marketing campaign to energize the community in preparation for the College Football Playoff National Championship in 2018.
As a former teacher and a lifelong educator, I am proud of my role in this program that is giving diverse, urban youth new options for the future.
The health system was in ruins after the civil war and the nation was rebuilding when the Ebola virus hit Liberia in 2014. Today, everywhere we traveled there were signs and reminders that Liberia is now Ebola free.
For those living in resource-poor countries who suffer from rare diseases, MAP International works directly with pharmaceutical partners to meet specific needs. One example of this is the Jimenez family.
The passage of the Safe Harbor Fund during the JLA Centennial year serves as a reminder that advocacy is integral to the past century of service.
As technology has become solidly integrated into nearly every aspect of American life, the effects of a lack of Internet access on long-term mobility become more significant.
The EarthCraft Awards program provides GAHBA and Southface a chance to recognize projects that exceed standards and shines a light on partners who advance innovation in the green building industry.
Now, a week later, Hurricane Matthew brings the people who have endured such hardship to their knees again. I won’t look away, but will hold my gaze on Haiti.
One out of every five children in America lives in poverty. In the largest economic superpower, the percentage of children living in poverty is almost three times higher than Norway.
To prepare the rising generation of nonprofit workers, the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance offers the Certified Nonprofit Professional credential, aimed at equipping students with practical experiences, skills and networks.
Living with a disability isn’t easy. Because I was adopted by an American family, I received excellent health care and today live a full life. But other children aren’t as fortunate.
By Dr. Judy Monroe The Zika outbreak continues to rapidly spread across the Caribbean. If Zika were an earthquake, Puerto Rico would be the U.S. epicenter, while Florida and other at-risk states on the mainland would be developing fault lines. To help Puerto Rico bolster its response to Zika, the U.S. Department of Health and […]