Fight The Hike! Petition

Fight The Hike! ****Georgia Residents**** Please sign our petition to stop the proposed Georgia Power Rate Hike! Click this link to sign up to prevent Georgia Power from increase your electricity service: http://chng.it/TmpHxYcjMk

The Power of Us Summit

The Georgia Community Coalition (GCC) presents The 2019 Power of Us Summit Saturday, October 19 at the Eckburg Auditorium on the campus of Savannah Technical College.   We invite you to come and share a healthy exchange of ideas and be a part of the solution to address housing, education, entrepreneurial and social justice issues. For …

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A Beginner’s Guide to Budgeting

Wesley Community Centers will be offering Financial Literacy Classes starting September 17, 2019 The class will be presented by Sun Trust Bank This class will help with Rainy Day Savings, Credit Building, and Building Wealth Please RSVP by Sept 16, 2019  

Congressional Environmental Justice Convening

On June 26, the Moving Forward Network (MFN) mobilized a delegation of 20 members to the Congressional Environmental Justice (EJ) Convening at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center Auditorium. The EJ convening was Co-hosted by Natural Resources Chair Raúl M. Grijalva and Rep. A. Donald McEachin. A recap of the Congressional convening can be viewed here, Open …

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30th Annual Black Youth Leadership Development Institute

Join us in St. Simon Island for our 30th Annual Black Youth Leadership Development Institute! Harambee House, Inc. hosts its 30th annual event, July 29 — August 2, 2019.  We bring inner-city teenagers and young adults to the Epworth-By-The-Sea resort and retreat for five days of intense workshops and seminars on leadership and community activism.  …

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Four Communities in Georgia Receive $1.2 Million in Brownfield Grants to Return Blighted Properties to Productive Reuse and Promote Economic Redevelopment

ATLANTA (April 25, 2018) –  Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has selected 144 communities, including four in Georgia, for Brownfields Environmental Assessment, Revolving Loan Fund [see below], and Cleanup grants  [see below].  In total, 221 grants totaling $54.3 million will provide communities with funding to assess, clean up and redevelop underutilized properties while protecting public …

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Images from past Black Youth Leadership Development Institutes

The only way to truly experience the joy of these Institute sessions is to Join Us! Here is a taste of what has happened before — Join Us for 2019!

EPA & City of Savannah’s Brownfield Assessment Project Community-Wide Meeting

ATTENTION Notice of Community Information/Engagement Meeting U.S. EPA Brownfield Community-wide Brownfield Assessment Project Date: June 6, 2019 Time: 6:00 p.m. — 7:30p.m. Location: Habitat for Humanity Restore 701 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd Savannah, GA 31404 The City of Savannah is the recipient of a U.S. FY2018 EPA Brownfield Grant which provides funding to identify, …

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