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Summer 2015 Newsletter

The 2015 summer newsletter issue features new legislation updates, several Atlanta community events that I had the pleasure to participate in and other news and features that offer a glimpse of the year so far. Please feel free to forward the newsletter to your family and friends. Click here to… 

ATLANTA CITY COUNCIL UNANIMOUSLY APPROVES RESOLUTION BY CITY COUNCILMEMBER ANDRE DICKENS URGING GEORGIA TO REMOVE THE CONFEDERATE BATTLE FLAG EMBLEM

The Atlanta City Council today unanimously approved a resolution by Councilmember Dickens to urge the Governor of Georgia and the Georgia General Assembly to remove the Confederate Battle Flag emblem, other symbols of the Confederacy, or any likeness therein as an option for state license plates. In a show of… 

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Councilmember Andre Dickens Hosts Artwork from
Atlanta’s Homeless

ATLANTA – Atlanta City Councilmember Andre Dickens will host and provide comments at Storyscapes: Art from the Heart of the City – Tuesday, May 26 at noon in the City Hall Atrium. The art project features work from members of Atlanta’s homeless community. The exhibit was organized by the Central… 

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Atlanta Councilman
Andre Dickens Remarks on
His ABI Budget Vote

As a board member of Invest Atlanta, I have enormous respect for the Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. Board of Directors and the diligent staff that work hard everyday to fulfill the mission of this historic public development effort. Chair Somerhalder, elected officials, and all other board members do an admirable job… 

Sustainability Matters

This April, the City of Atlanta passed landmark commercial Energy Efficiency legislation. The goal of the legislation is to make Atlanta one of the most sustainable cities in the country. As Chair of the City Council’s Community Development Human Resources Committee (CDHR), this was hard work that required dedicated partners… 

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