Atlanta’s going to get a freshman city council member from the Westside’s district 3, in a special election runoff. Some of the votes will depend on what people think of candidates who have — and who haven’t — been in office.
A runoff begins soon in an election that will see a new member join the Atlanta Public Schools Board of Education in an area that includes parts of northeast and east Atlanta. We asked the two candidates what’s going well with APS — and what needs work.
Adzua Agyapon is currently the kindergarten grade level chair at KIPP STRIVE Primary, where she coaches and leads a team of eight teachers. She spoke to SaportaReport via phone. Campaign website Q: What’s your No. 1 concern for the students in District 3 specifically? A: The No. 1 concern that I have for the students […]
Michelle Olympiadis has been an Atlanta Public Schools parent for more than 10 years and has held governance roles throughout the Grady cluster and the system, including as Morningside Elementary PTA president. She spoke to SaportaReport via email. Campaign website Q: What’s your No. 1 concern for the students in District 3? District 3’s needs […]
Four candidates want to be on City Council from a district that runs all the way from Atlantic Station highrises to the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium and the westside bungalows of some of Atlanta’s most storied neighborhoods — and some of its most distressed.
Atlanta City Council would be the first elected office for candidate Ricky Brown. He spoke to Saporta Report via email. Campaign website Q: What’s your No. 1 concern for District 3 specifically? A: Safety, employment and equality. Q: What could you do as a Council member about that? A: Work closely with: the city, all […]
Some comments have been edited or condensed for brevity and clarity. Atlanta City Council would be the first elected office for candidate Greg Clay. Campaign website Q: What’s your No. 1 concern for your district specifically? A: I think equity is one of the ones that rises to the top of my list. When you […]