Forest Park
Issue No. 2

Just southeast of Atlanta, Forest Park yearns for connections, yet is caught between squabbling leaders, its past, and disenfranchised residents. We uplift solutions to food insecurity, untangle complexities of policing in immigrant communities, and more in the Clayton County city.

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Partnering with Atlanta
Canopy Atlanta partners with Atlantans to choose, report, and present journalism responding to community needs, helping residents access information about the issues that matter most to them.
Over 120 Community Members
To choose the stories in this issue, Canopy connected with more than 120 Forest Park community members and convened a Forest Park Community Editorial Board to help guide story angles.
4 Journalism Fellows
Canopy Atlanta paid and trained four Forest Park community members—our Forest Park Fellows—to learn journalism skills over a six-week program, during which they contributed reporting to the stories in this issue in partnership with established journalists.
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