Archive for June, 2016
Greetings from the Morehouse College Community Revitalization Initiative (MCCR)!
As a reminder MCCRI’s 2016 S.T.E.M (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), Coding and Robotics camp is July 7th. The deadline to apply is June 30th. Only 20ty spaces are available.
Students will Learn to:
· effectively team build
· code programs to control an autonomous robot
· create innovative solutions to a problem
· participate in a final group demonstration with robots
2016 MCCRI Summer Coding and Robotics Camp
July 7th-July 21st
Morehouse College Leadership Building (830 Westview Dr.
Atlanta, Georgia 30314)
4th Floor Conference Room 440
Contact Debra Hood or Karl Barnes, MCCRI AmeriCorps VISTA Project Coordinators at 404-653-7713 or 404-215-2705 if you are interested in your child participating in this year’s camp. You may also contact me by email.
Transform Westside Summit – July 1st
We look forward to seeing you Friday, July 1st, 2016, from 7:15 AM – 9:00 AM at City of Refuge.
1300 Joseph E. Boone Blvd NW Atlanta GA 30314
This Transform Westside Summit will focus on the DRAFT action plan for Ashview Heights, Washington Park, Booker T. Washington, and Just Us (the fourth of six target areas). Stakeholder and community input, market research and previous plan reviews were collected to create schematic designs and visuals for the neighborhood. The Action Plan Team will share its initial findings and recommendations for the regeneration of the neighborhood in conjunction with planned infrastructure improvements. Questions and public input are welcome and encouraged. This is the fourth of a series of presentations to engage stakeholders and the community in creating a comprehensive Land-Use Action Plan for the Westside.
The Transform Westside Summit is held on the 1st and 3rd Friday of each month. Please feel free to invite additional partners to attend this Summit. They can sign up on our website: www.westsidefuturefund.org.
Many in our community are driven by their spiritual faith to participate in the Westside revitalization effort. The time at the start of our meetings is an opportunity to share various inspirational reflections. While the speakers may articulate their personal faith, it is meant to be inclusive, inspiring and meaningful. All are welcome.
Early Voting Begins Tuesday, July 5th for General Primary Runoff & Nonpartisan Election
Residents encouraged to Vote Early to avoid long lines on Election Day
Fulton County voters are encouraged to cast their ballots early for the July 26, 2016 General Primary Runoff & Nonpartisan Election. Early voting polls will be open July 5th – July 22nd from 8:30 am – 5:00 pm. Saturday Voting* will take place on July 16th at Select Early Voting locations. Residents are encouraged to take advantage of Early Voting to avoid lines on Election Day.
Please note during the final week of Early Voting, that two (2) additional locations will open for residents to cast their ballots early.
Early Voting Dates, Time and Locations
Tuesday, July 5 – Friday, July 22 – 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Fulton County Government Center, 130 Peachtree Street, SW, Suite 2186, Atlanta, GA 30303
North Fulton Service Annex, Room 128, 7741 Roswell Road, Sandy Springs, GA 30350
South Fulton Service Center, 5600 Stonewall Tell Road, College Park, GA 30349
Saturday Voting* – July 16 – 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
*Fulton County Government Center, 130 Peachtree Street, SW, Suite 2186, Atlanta, GA 30303
*North Fulton Service Annex, Room 128, 7741 Roswell Road, Sandy Springs, GA 30350
*South Fulton Service Center, 5600 Stonewall Tell Road, College Park, GA 30349
Two Additional Early Voting locations
Monday, July 18 – July 22 – 8:30 am-5:00 pm
East Roswell Branch, 2301 Holcomb Bridge Road, Roswell, GA 30076
East Point Library, 2757 Main Street, East Point, GA 30344
at Kennedy Middle School (newly named Michael R. Hollis Innovation Academy), located at 225 James P. Brawley Dr. SW, Atlanta, GA 30314.
The City of Atlanta’s Living Cities City Accelerator team is hosting a Solution Session…and you are invited! We are inviting City staff, City agency staff, community organizations, and residents. You will have an opportunity to hear some of the interviews by all of those named above and work through scenarios designed to help us brainstorm actionable solutions on how we can better engage with one another. Our aim is to honor and build off of the collective experiences of project partners, community leaders, and residents while aiming to broaden participation and help formulate more cohesive strategies.
We will serve dinner from 6:00-6:30pm and the session will run from 6:30-8:30pm. Please accept this invitation by 6/17 by contacting Terry Ross at email@example.com? This will serve as your RSVP and will secure your meal.
I have updated the location by providing the full name of the building and a physical address. This address will take you to the closest parking deck. I have also included a campus map of Spelman below.
If you are unable to attend, please send at least one person to represent your organization or department? We are working towards co-developing more efficient ways to share information and communicate with each other. Your voice is valued and your voice is needed!
Please forward this invite and if you cannot attend, please send someone in your stead!