June Community News

Check out news from our Westside partners and friends!

NEWS:Lost In The Shuffle: Student Turnover In The Era Of Grading Schools (Part III)(WABE)

NEWS:Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation serves Atlanta’s Westside(WSBTV)

NEWS: The Historic Westside News June/July Issue

NEWS: “Juanita S. Stone, 89: Teacher, funeral director served community(The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

NEWS: “Bake sale for Morehouse Cancer Fund raises $1,200 (The Bastrop Daily Enterprise)

NEWS: “Nicki Minaj Still Paying for Fans’ College Tuition – Morehouse College(The Student Loan Report)

NEWS: “Meet Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 2018 Power 100(The Atlanta Business Chronicle)

NEWS: “Atlanta’s initiative to bridge police-locality divide is paying off (Multibriefs)


Transform Westside Summit 6.15.18 Featuring Mayor Keisha Bottoms News Coverage

NEWS: “Questions on housing and more at Westside summit with mayor(SaportaReport)

NEWS: “Mayor, city officials unveil plan to revitalize Atlanta’s west side(CBS 46)


EVENTS: Life, Love & Wellness Global – A Worldwide Wellness Movement

  • When: June 21- 30, 2018
  • Details: We are on a mission to change the landscape of wellness globally. The worldwide wellness online summit will feature more than 70 dietary and life coaching experts providing participants with the knowledge to live high-quality lives! Health and wellness are civil and human rights issues that must be addressed. FLYER


EVENTS: Marddy’s Community Cookout

EVENTS: Juneteenth Atlanta Parade and Music Festival

  • When: June 15-17, 2018
  • Where: Mozley Park, 1565 Martin Luther King, Jr Drive NW, Atlanta, GA 30314
  • Details: Juneteenth Atlanta is a 3-day black history music festival and parade. 2018 will present a message of purpose with a plan of action for gaining UNITY! Festivities will include shopping with black-owned businesses, non-stop performances, family reunions, an Afro-fashion extravaganza, speakers, top musical bands, marching bands, community leaders, community vendors, family activities, workshops, martial arts, yoga, chess tables, car clubs, cycle clubs, voter registration, spoken word, bounce houses, and much more.
  • We are commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on the 50th year remembrance of his assassination. We will parade together in his memory, on the street that bears his name, in the community where he grew up and went to school. This can only happen once in a lifetime AND ONLY IN ATLANTA! Join Juneteenth Atlanta for this historical 50-year MLK remembrance PARADE!

EVENTS: iwi fresh 7th Annual Green Party

  • When: 5:30pm-9:30pm, June 9
  • Where: iwi fresh Farm-to-Skin Spa, 341 Nelson St SW, Atlanta, GA 30313
  • Details: During the celebration, guests enjoyed live music, food from local chefs, and vendors with handcrafted merchandise. The event was free and open to the public to attend. Guests purchased raffle tickets for prizes drawn throughout the event. 100% of the proceeds from the raffle ticket sales funded the Green Skin Girlz Summer Camp!