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AG Chris Carr Announces Program to Benefit Georgia Food Banks

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AG Chris Carr Announces 10th Annual Legal Food Frenzy to Benefit Georgia Food Banks Attorney General Chris Carr announced that registration is open for the 10th Annual Georgia Legal Food Frenzy, a statewide virtual fundraising competition among Georgia’s lawyers to help end hunger across the state. The 2021 competition will take place April 19 –… Read more »

Tech Scams on the Rise

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AG Chris Carr Warns Tech Support Scams are on the Rise With so many people relying on the internet for teleworking and online learning, scammers are doubling down on tech support scams in an effort to steal people’s personal and financial information. Scammers may call their victims posing as a representative from Microsoft, Dell or… Read more »

Reducing Carbon Emissions

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Delta & Deloitte Commit to Reducing Carbon Emissions Via Sustainable Fuel Agreement Agreement represents carbon dioxide emissions reduction of approximately 1,000 metric tons and supports a future of more sustainable business travel Deloitte professionals to fly more sustainably through purchase of sustainable fuel facilitated by Delta Delta and Deloitte are one step closer to sustainable business… Read more »

CTAE Graduation Rate Rises

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Georgia CTAE Graduation Rate Rises to 97.18% The graduation rate for Georgia students involved in Career, Technical, and Agricultural Education (CTAE) has risen to 97.18 percent in Georgia. This rate – which applies to students who complete a Career Pathway – exceeds the overall state graduation rate by 13.38 percentage points, underscoring the relevance and… Read more »

Master’s Nursing Degree Pathway

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Clayton State University, Gordon State College Partner to Form Master’s Nursing Degree Pathway Clayton State University is making it easier for undergraduate students at Gordon State College (GSC) to earn an advanced degree in nursing. Under this new agreement, a GSC student who earns a Bachelor of Science in Nursing will be eligible for priority review… Read more »

Sculptures Honoring Local Civil Rights Heroes

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City of Atlanta Installs New Bronze Sculptures Honoring Local Civil Rights Heroes The City of Atlanta installed four new benches featuring life-size bronze sculptures of local Civil Rights leaders Dr. Rita Samuels, Dorothy Bolden, Rev. Hosea Williams and W.A. Scott. The benches will reside along Martin Luther King, Jr., Drive. in front of Mozley Park…. Read more »

Georgia Power Issues Sustainability Bond

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Georgia Power Issues First Sustainability Bond from a U.S. Utility Georgia Power announced its first sustainability bond and the first sustainability bond for a domestic utility in the United States. Bond proceeds will be allocated to fund the company’s environmental, renewable, and social initiatives. The 3.25% coupon represents the lowest 30-year coupon for a publicly-traded… Read more »

Funding for Tech Training Programs

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Goodie Nation Announces Additional Funding, Continuing Momentum for Tech Training Programs Non-profit leader Goodie Nation today announces grants from ServiceTitan®, redefinED atlanta and the Concrete Rose Foundation. All monies will exclusively bolster Goodie Nation’s initiative to support leaders of coding, design, engineering, math, and robotics programs. Goodie Nation is on a mission to change trajectories of the next generation of tech… Read more »

ScaleUp ATL Program for Black Entrepreneurs

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Endeavor Atlanta Launches First-Ever ScaleUp ATL Program Exclusively for Black Entrepreneurs Endeavor Atlanta, an affiliate of Endeavor Global, today announced the launch of its first-ever ScaleUp ATL program exclusively for Black entrepreneurs. The objective for ScaleUp ATL is to support Black founders as they scale their high-growth ventures, ultimately promoting entrepreneurship as a catalyst for… Read more »

Mental Health Initiative

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Clayton State University Launches Mental Health Initiative Clayton State University has launched a new mental health initiative to expand mental health resources to students due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. “The University System of Georgia has launched a program to expand mental health services,” says Dr. Christine Smith, director of Counseling and Psychological Services. “With… Read more »