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The Way Forward

Without a doubt, 2020 went down as one of the most volatile economic periods in airline industry history. But for leaders at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL), the focus in 2021 has been about regaining momentum as passengers – some…

Bridging the Housing Gap

Consider two amounts: $994 and $19.11. The first is the fair-market rent for a two-bedroom apartment in Georgia. The second is the hourly wage a household would need to earn to afford that rent and utilities without exceeding 30% of…

A World of Opportunities

The past few years have been tough on many in the Georgia trade community. Georgia’s agricultural exporters were hit with back-to-back hurricanes in 2017 and 2018, and federal trade policy and messaging from the previous administration was often confusing. Then…

Game On

Remember when we used to think of video games as a solitary activity or one where a few friends play together virtually for fun? Certainly those scenarios still exist, but today video games have emerged from the sidelines to become…

Leading the Way

Women are leading Georgia businesses in record numbers, from ascending to the C-suite to building their own companies to taking the torch from previous generations of family-owned companies. According to the National Women’s Business Council (NWBC), an estimated 42% of…

Economic First Responders

Hurricanes, earthquakes, wildfires – it’s not uncommon for businesses to have contingency plans in place for disasters like these. But a pandemic? Turns out, banks were prepared for that, too. “Contingency plans are required by the regulators. They’re updated annually,…

Trees of Life

Next time you open a cereal box or retrieve a cardboard package from your front porch or pass a building under construction or check your cell phone or even take a breath, pause and consider that trees made it possible.…

Relay Race for Justice

Nathaniel Smith never planned for the Partnership for Southern Equity (PSE) to become an organization, much less one funded by some of the big-name entities in philanthropy (like the Kresge and MacArthur foundations). But after working at the Atlanta Neighborhood…