“Atlanta is a great city with many wonderful people and an inspiring history. But it must become that shining city on a hill once again. Atlanta has to believe that its reach is beyond its current grasp.”



Senior Citizen Discounts

Councilman Dickens wants the wonderful seniors of Atlanta to continue to thrive and be a vital part of our city and culture. He has compiled a list of numerous discounts from dozens of agencies that seniors can take advantage of. Take advantage of senior citizen discounts that reduce your cost of living so you can worry less. Learn more.


Revived Youth Commission Receives $52,000 in Funding

(Atlanta) Since joining Atlanta City Council in 2014, Councilmember Andre Dickens has worked diligently to revive the Atlanta Youth Commission. The Youth Commission addresses issues relevant to Atlanta’s youth regarding policy and legislation that impacts young people. After working to get a functioning Board that meets regularly, the Youth Commission… 


Passage of Dickens’ Affordable Housing Ordinance

Yesterday, by a vote of 14-1, my colleagues on the Atlanta City Council passed a citywide Affordable Housing Ordinance that I authored as an important first step in providing affordable housing options for the people of Atlanta. We heard from both the community and from developers and we incorporated some… 


Dickens helps to Create Compromise in APS-BeltLine Deal

Today, the City of Atlanta, Atlanta Public Schools (APS) and the BeltLine came together for a new Intergovernmental Agreement. As a proud product and parent of APS and an Invest Atlanta and BeltLine Board member for the last two years, I have consistently said that our children must be our… 


Op-Ed on My Plan to Impact Atlanta’s Housing Affordability

This is an amazing time to be an Atlantan. We have the world’s busiest airport, great companies and universities. We have world class amenities. People feel confident enough to take the risk and start new businesses. There are so many reasons I love this city. But Atlanta’s greatness is best… 

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