Canopy Atlanta’s stories center communities directly affected by civic issues.
Atlanta rap wouldn’t be what it is today without the Bankhead area’s contributions. Poole Palace and Toe Jam Studios made the neighborhood a music destination.
Watch a video recording of Canopy Atlanta’s latest event — Courageous Conversations: Community Policing with Officer Gray.
A police officer was a pillar in the Bankhead and Grove Park communities until, one day, he vanished
Our five Bankhead Fellows partnered with local journalists to produce the Bankhead Issue. Canopy Atlanta provided instruction and mentorship in reporting skills through a six-week paid training program.
Our Bankhead Community Editorial Board, who applied for the roles in the summer of 2021, helped us refine the story angles in the issue based on feedback collected from more than 75 Bankhead and Grove Park community members.
Local journalists, photographers, and illustrators contributed to our Bankhead Issue, working on stories based on the community’s feedback or in collaboration with Bankhead Fellows.