Canopy Atlanta asked the Bankhead community members about the journalism they needed and the story that inspired this event emerged from that feedback. Canopy Atlanta also trains and pays community members, our Fellows, to learn reporting skills to better serve their community. Ann Hill-Bond, a Canopy Atlanta Fellow, was the author behind this story and team lead for planning this event.
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GCPS Board of Education announced it would stick with a similar calendar to previous ones for the next two academic years.
“If you look at the threads of the history of Atlanta, they’re woven into that place.”