December Community News + Events

Check out news and events from our Westside partners and friends!


NEWS: Happy Holidays from Hollis Innovation Academy!

Click here to check out a special holiday thank you video from Westside’s Hollis Innovation Academy! 

NEWS: Historic Westside News – Dec/Jan issue

NEWS: Spelman College receives largest gift, $30 million, from living donors (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

NEWS: WSB-TV Coverage of 603 James P. Brawley Move-In (WSB-TV)

NEWS: “$6M deal will preserve affordable housing on Westside” (Atlanta Business Chronicle)

Additional Coverage: “Affordable housing win for the Westside” (11 Alive)

NEWS: How Atlanta Is Turning Ex-Cons Into Urban Farmers (Politico)

NEWS: Housing Forum Celebrates 30 Years” (Saporta Report)

NEWS: Westside Future Fund mourns the loss of Atlanta City Council member Ivory Lee Young Jr (Westside Future Fund)

Additional Coverage:

NEWS: “Atlanta Habitat hoping new model will lead to ‘tipping point’ on the Westside” (Atlanta Business Chronicle)

NEWS: Atlanta to gain 30 murals ahead of Super Bowl LIII” (CBS 46/WGCL)

NEWS:$52M Morehouse School of Medicine mixed-use build breaks ground on the Westside” (Curbed)

NEWS: An Analysis: Scholars Landing helps save Atlanta’s $30 million Choice grant” (Saporta Report)

NEWS: The Power of Service to Heal” (Historic Westside on Saporta Report)

NEWS: Westside Future Fund accepting applications for 2019 Anti-Displacement Tax Fund program

NEWS: The 1300: Atlanta’s Beloved Inspired Community Catching The Hearts Of Many” (Historic Westside on Saporta Report)

NEWS: City of Refuge helps fulfill Atlanta’s quest of ‘viable housing with dignity’” (Saporta Report)

NEWS: Atlanta appoints new chief housing officer” (Saporta Report)

NEWS: “Ron Johnson, president of Clark Atlanta University, to step down” (Saporta Report)

NEWS: Atlanta Police Foundation gets $2 million Coca-Cola pledge to fight crime” (Saporta Report)

NEWS: “Creating Sustainable Change, And A Beloved Community, On Atlanta’s Westside” (Historic Westside on Saporta Report)


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