Georgia Trend - April 2020

The Children’s Hour

News on the child and adolescent mental health front is not good. Teen suicides are up – way up; anxiety and depression are increasing. The situation demands attention and solutions. It is not hopeless: There are positive steps being taken,…

Four for the Future

From apprenticeships and downtown revitalization to leadership and student development, the University of Georgia’s (UGA) Public Service and Outreach (PSO) division has helped with projects in communities around the state that bring solutions to pressing problems, especially where local expertise…

Political Notes

New Legislator: State Rep. Joe Campbell (R-Camilla) won a special election earlier this year to serve out the remainder of the late House District 171 Rep. Jay Powell, who died suddenly in November. A general election for the seat will…

At Issue: Blue-state Exodus

As most people who follow Georgia politics know, the state’s demographics have been shifting in significant ways. These population changes will invariably affect voting patterns in state politics. One of the largest drivers of demographic and population changes is the…