South DeKalb
Issue No. 4

This sleepy “bedroom” community harbors hidden gems and challenges that are rousing residents, from housing affordability to the nearby “Cop City” development.

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To choose the stories in this issue, Canopy Atlanta connected with more than 55 South DeKalb community members and convened 11 South DeKalb residents to serve on the Community Editorial Board and help guide story angles.
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Canopy Atlanta paid and trained four South DeKalb community members—our Fellows—to learn journalism skills over a six-week program. They worked with other journalists to report and write the stories in this issue.
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