February Community News

Check out the news and announcements from our Westside partners and friends.


NEWS: Local housing agency provides temporary housing for families in need (11Alive)

NEWS: The Westside community’s revitalization with Westside Future Fund (Video) (11Alive)

NEWS: Opinion: Planting seeds to nourish Westside (myAJC)

NEWS: Atlanta civic leader to launch urban farm and restaurant (Atlanta Business Chronicle)

NEWS: Marddy’s shared kitchen is on a mission to protect against Westside gentrification (Atlanta Magazine)

NEWS: Legendary Off The Hook Barbershop celebrates 20 years of serving the community (Rolling Out)

NEWS: Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Westside Future Fund Announce 51 New Affordable Housing Units for Legacy Renters in Atlanta’s Historic Westside

NEWS: Several major American companies to help ‘thousands’ of Atlanta youth find jobs (Video) (Atlanta Business Chronicle)

NEWS: Listen to the “HBCU Journeys” podcast (Atlanta Journal Constitution)

NEWS: Clark Atlanta University’s Felicia Davis Named Atlanta Power Woman and Surprised With Billboard Honoring Her Clean-Energy Work (Digital Journal)

NEWS: Road Warriors: CAU and Morehouse take top records in SIAC on the road this week (The Atlanta Voice)

NEWS: Publisher (and Clark Atlanta University student) Leah Hernandez helping young writers market their talent (Rolling Out)


EVENT: Entrepreneurship 101 Workshop presented by On the Rise Financial Center

  • When: Saturday, February 24th, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
  • Where: 810 Joseph E Boone Blvd. NW, Atlanta, GA 30314

EVENT: Valentine’s Day Seniors Luncheon – Presented by Westside Seniors on the Rise

  • When: Thursday, February 14, 2018, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Where: 19 Joseph E. Lowery Boulevard, Atlanta, GA 30314
  • Details: Parking is available. To RSVP, please contact Linda Adams (678-913-7987)