redefinED Atlanta Announces Ayana Gabriel as It’s New Board of Directors Chair-Elect

redefinED atlanta, an education nonprofit dedicated to ensuring that every student in Atlanta has the opportunity to attend a great public school, today announced Ayana Gabriel has been selected as its new Board Chair-elect, effective January 2022, and that it has added Denesha Thompson to its staff as the Director of Public Engagement and Advocacy. …

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Academy tackles tough issues with shared reading

Wesley International Academy’s Melanie Dillett-Dukes was looking for a way to start a meaningful conversation about events in the news. And she wanted to have that discussion with her colleagues first. “After the trauma of black and brown people was broadcast to the world, I proposed to my executive director that we have a serious…

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Atlanta Bicycle Coalition fights to make Atlanta travel safer

“The pandemic exacerbated inequities of place and resource that many Atlantans already experienced before March 2020,” said Margaret Mullins, the admin and communications coordinator of Atlanta Bicycle Coalition. The Atlanta Bicycle Coalition is a nonprofit that works for equitable and sustainable transportation in Atlanta through programs like Bike Family which provides bike safety education and…

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This Father’s Day, Celebrating the Dads of Fathers Incorporated

    Fathers Incorporated launched in 2004 to show how dads positively affect children’s personal development including educational outcomes. In 2016, the nonprofit group kicked off a new aspect of its programming, Real Dads Read, in a creative and effective setting: barbershops. “Our program is a two-generation approach to engaging and improving outcomes for both…

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