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Justice Carswell a Project Ready Scholar wins 2nd plan in the 2022 Georgia Poetry Out Loud State Finals Competition

           Congratulations are in order for our Project Ready Scholar, Justice Carswell. Over the weekend, Justice competed in the 2022 Georgia Poetry Out Loud State Finals Competition and won 2nd Place. Justice is a phenomenal young woman, that leads the students at Booker T. Washington High School as their SGA President. She is also …

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ICYMI: Congressman David Scott, GA DCA Commissioner Christopher Nunn and Local Leaders Unveil New Mortgage Assistance Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 7, 2022Media Contact Ralph Jones, Jr., 202.718.0913 davidscott.press@mail.house.gov   ICYMI: Congressman David Scott, GA DCA Commissioner Christopher Nunn and Local Leaders Unveil New Mortgage Assistance Program WASHINGTON – Last month, Congressman David Scott, (GA-13) and Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Christopher Nunn announced the launch of the Georgia Homeowner Assistance Fund, a $354 million stimulus fund to help homeowners impacted by …

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We salute Archbishop Desmund Tutu, a compassionate, courageous anti-apartheid and human rights activist

We salute Archbishop Desmund Tutu, a compassionate, courageous anti-apartheid and human rights activist The Urban League of Greater Atlanta joins with people around the world paying tribute to the remarkable life of Archbishop Desmond Tutu who died today in South Africa at age 90. Widely known as an anti-apartheid and human rights activist, leader and …

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DELTA SIGMA THETA TO HOLD 55TH NATIONAL CONVENTION IN ATLANTA

  DELTA SIGMA THETA SORORITY, INCORPORATED A Service Sorority Founded in 1913 _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                         CONTACT November 17, 2021                                                                      …

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Federal rental aid trickles out as tens of thousands of Georgians face eviction

Saturday’s expiration of the national ban on evictions removes a safety net that kept millions of Americans in their homes during the pandemic — and raises the stakes for programs distributing federal aid to help renters pay back rent. Georgia counties, cities and the state government are still working to give out millions in rent …

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Opinion: A call for unity, vigilance after an historic election

Last October, the National Urban League and the ADL (Anti-Defamation League) announced the expansion of a national partnership to fight racism and antisemitism, and to strengthen our joint advocacy through next-generation programming. The announcement reflected a long history of the two groups working together to advance civil rights. Atlanta could not have been a better …

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