In 2019, Metro Atlanta is prospering, but that prosperity has come with an increase in inequality for many. Depending on what zip code you are born into, you have a 4.5% chance of escaping poverty, according to the Equality of Opportunity Project.
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Join Urban Explorers of Atlanta at the Historic Trolley Barn in Inman Park for a special edition of “Urban Conversations” as they discuss two measures that could shape the future of Atlanta in a significant way. A team of distinguished of city leaders who will explain what two referendums that City of Atlanta residents will vote on on November 8.
This event is being hosted by the Inman Park Neighborhood Association. Your registration fee includes admission to the event, BBQ from Fox Brothers and beverages. A portion of this fee will also be donated to the Inman Park Neighborhood Association.
1. Stephanie Stuckey Benfield, Esq., Director, City of Atlanta | Mayor’s Office of Sustainability
2. Rob Brawner, Executive Director of the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership
3. Faye DiMassimo, Renew Atlanta Infrastructure Program General Manager
4. Keith Parker, CEO of MARTA
Speakers will present for 10-15 minutes. After that Ms. Benfield will moderate a panel discussion and field questions from our guests.
This fall, we all have an opportunity to help ensure the future of the Atlanta BeltLine. Passage of the TSPLOST and MARTA sales tax amendments that will be on the ballot Nov. 8 will go far toward ensuring we all realize the vision of the Atlanta BeltLine sooner rather than later.
The purpose of this event is to help Atlanta residents understand the two referendums and their implications so they can make an informed decision on Nov. 8.