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Kwanza Hall Unveils Legacy Neighborhood Revitalization Program

Safer, Stronger Neighborhoods for All Atlanta -  What Other Candidates Pledge to do, Hall has Already DoneSafer, Stronger Neighborhoods for All Atlanta -  What Other Candidates Pledge to do, Hall has Already Done

Mayoral candidate Kwanza Hall unveiled a robust “Legacy Neighborhood Revitalization Program” drawn from many of the successful programs he solidified as a member of the Atlanta City Council for the Old Fourth Ward.  But while many mayoral candidates such as Keisha Lance Bottoms have announced similar programs that appear nearly identical to Hall’s past accomplishments, his new Legacy program is unprecedented in its breadth and depth.

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Atlanta BeltLine to Host Eastside Trail Extension “Marking a Mile” Celebration on November 3

Ribbon-cutting will mark the opening of one-mile addition to the southern end of the Eastside Trail Ribbon-cutting will mark the opening of one-mile addition to the southern end of the Eastside Trail

Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. and the Atlanta BeltLine Partnership will host a “Marking A Mile” ceremony to celebrate the completion of the first phase of the Eastside Trail’s southern extension. The addition runs for one mile from the previous terminus at Irwin Street south to the new terminus at Kirkwood Avenue. This segment signifies a joining of the Atlanta BeltLine loop between two disconnected railroads. It is a critical piece to realizing the vision of a full Atlanta BeltLine loop.

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The Conservation Fund and U-Haul Make a Big Impact in Urban Atlanta

Growing Atlanta’s Green Economy Fund is building long-term sustainable solutions for at-risk populations

The Conservation Fund and U-Haul announced the grant recipients of Growing Atlanta’s Green Economy Fund. Funded by U-Haul and its customers and administered by The Conservation Fund, the Growing Atlanta’s Green Economy Fund provides support to green or entrepreneurial programs working in some of the city’s most underserved neighborhoods, including English Avenue, Vine City, Peoplestown, Mechanicsville and Washington Park.

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Kwanza Hall Legislation to Reclassify Marijuana in Atlanta Passes City Council Unanimously

Thanks City’s Civil Rights, Reform and Social Justice Leaders for Helping Pass Historic Bill


You destroy the black male, and you destroy the black family unit.

Kwanza Hall passed legislation (17-O-1152) he introduced March 20 in Atlanta City Council that will dramatically reduce the penalty for marijuana possession and make it a non-arrestable offense. The vote passed unanimously.  Hall thanked the city’s civil rights, reform and social justice leaders for helping propel the legislation in a surge of momentum in the final week that sealed passage of the historic legislation.  

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Atlanta City Council Honors Cox Conserves

District 2 Councilmember Kwanza Hall presented a proclamation at the Oct. 16 city council meeting in honor of Cox Conserves.

Launched in 2007 by Chairman Jim Kennedy, Cox Conserves is Cox Enterprises' national sustainability program. It focuses on reducing waste, energy consumption and conserving water while encouraging employees and their families to engage in eco-friendly practices.

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Serenbe Founder and CEO Steve Nygren Honored with Two Prestigious Awards Southface Argon Award and Global Wellness Institute Leader in Innovation

Serenbe Founder and CEO Steve Nygren was honored with Southface’s 2017 Argon Award in September and last week with the Leader in Innovation Award at the 2017 Global Wellness Summit.Serenbe Founder and CEO Steve Nygren was honored with Southface’s 2017 Argon Award in September and last week with the Leader in Innovation Award at the 2017 Global Wellness Summit. Nygren received these prestigious awards for acting as an industry leader within the sustainability and biophilic realm while creating one of the first wellness communities in the world.

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