Economic Development

Meet The 10 Startups From Goodie Nation’s Social Impact Pre-Accelerator On Gentrification Economic Inclusion

It takes a village to raise a prototype. Demo Days are typically filled with excitement and anticipation. For Goodie Nation, a tribe of changemakers and entrepreneurs, the evening was filled with excitement, anticipation, and impact. Over the last six months, the tactics have taken many forms, but the goal has remained constant – #HACKGENTRIFICATION. On the …

Talk of the Town: Atlanta Tackles Gentrification

Contributed by: Ebony Hillsman, Mark Taylor II   Some would say Atlanta is bleeding and rumored to have the largest economic disparity in the nation. The cause? Rumor is: lack of diversity and inclusion in business development and access to resources. So we gathered a few friends, innocent bystanders and key players in the game …

Spending The Rest of 2016 in Atlanta Focusing on Gentrification Financial Inclusion

The last 12 months have been marked by tremendous growth for Amplify 4 Good. After working with both companies and communities relative to social impact, we’ve evolved into two distinct organizations: Amplify 4 Good (focuses on companies) and Goodie Nation (focuses on under-served communities). They’re part of my efforts to have a positive impact on …