Posts Tagged: gentrification

Atlanta College Students Create Tech Ideas to Fight Eviction Caused By Gentrification

By Ashley Stewart With Contributions from Mark Taylor II Mission “How can you help 500,000 people facing eviction in gentrifying areas save money?” This is the capstone question that brought a talented group of co-eds from Atlanta Universities and Colleges into a room at Morehouse College’s Kilgore Student Center for “Goodie Ideation for College Students”. …

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 …

The Rest of 2016 Is All About Gentrification Financial Inclusion Starting w/ Youth Next Friday

Big news! Spurred by a grant from Google, we’ll produce a six-month social impact innovation incubator affectionately dubbed Goodie Innovation [Econ Dev]: Atlanta x (Q3 + Q4 2016). It is designed to combine passionate people with subject-matter experts and highly-skilled professionals in an effort to produce ten (10) tech startups focused on gentrification financial inclusion. …

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 …

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