Walter Young YMCA
The Walter Young YMCA is a center the provides wellness for families and individuals by providing the community with opportunities by providing pool facilities, gym coaches, and group fitness activities such as pilates and yoga. Having a wide range of activities for adults as well as youth groups, from baseball to preschool classes, the YMCA community is an active group supporting families.
Fulton County Tax Assessor
The Fulton County Board of Assessors was established to determine aspects of property in the specific county for property tax assessing. Their property tax system is able to measure the ability to pay by the value of the property. The organization focuses mainly on property identification, appraisal of property, reappraisal of existing property, the appeal process, tax relief, and preparation of the tax digest.
Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank
The Atlanta Federal Reserve bank of Atlanta is one of the twelve reserve federal banks in the United States, covering the Sixth Federal Reserve District. This includes the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and parts of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee. This bank functions by having large roles in the areas monetary policy, bank supervision and regulation, as well as the operation of a nationwide payment system.
CARE International Headquarters
CARE is an organization focused on humanitarian aid to help families and communities in need. Their focus is work alongside poor women to achieve their mission of creating lasting change by strengthening capacity for self-help. CARE works primarily by providing economic opportunity, delivering relief in emergencies, influencing policy decisions at all levels, and addressing discrimination, to help lift entire communities around the world. With cooperation with local communities, their goal is to create “a world of hope, tolerance and social justice” with healthy, thriving communities spanning that world.
City of Atlanta Office of Innovation, Delivery, and Performance
The office of innovation Delivery and performance works for the mayor to identify the best ideas when partnering with city departments and external partners by prioritizing the impact of the initiatives set on my the team. They work in helping the most vulnerable homeless in Atlanta to permanent housing and uplifting the community. Since the start of the program in 2013, this program as partnered with multiple departments to drive a 45% citywide improvement.
Center for Civil and Human Rights
The National Center of Civil and Human rights was first an idea of Evelyn Lowery and former United Nations Ambassador Andrew Young and it was finally founded by former Mayor Shirley Franklin. It became a place where the American Civil Rights Movement and contemporary Human Rights Movements around the world connect by continuing the dialogue on human rights worldwide
The Martin Luther King Center was first established in 1968 by Mrs. Coretta Scott King, and has since been a go-to destination in the United States, as there are nearly a million attendants to the historic site to learn, as well as pay respect to Dr. King and the Civil Rights legacy he stood for. With their goals to educate the global community of civil and human rights as we step further into the 21st century, using Dr. King’s words as a beacon of hope.
Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce
The metro Atlanta Chamber provides educational and informative networking opportunities each year. Whether it’s networking or aiding the economy to grow by means of transportation, founded in 1859, it is now has joined it members in creating better transportation within Atlanta by being involved in many programs such as the creation of the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority, or MARTA. It has since seen many successes and had been one of the leaders in transportation in the country.
Hands on Atlanta
They tackle Greater Atlanta’s most pressing needs by igniting a passion for service and creating lifelong community volunteers. Since its founding in 1989, Hands On Atlanta has grown to become one of the largest community-based volunteer service organizations in the United States and a model studied and replicated across dozens of other communities.
Atlanta Beltline, Inc.
The Atlanta Beltline was first only a thesis by a Georgia Tech Student, Ryan Gravel. The Beltline uses the existing 22 mile rail corridor that encircles Atlanta as its foundation. It joins 45 neighborhoods and is centered on Transit Oriented Development and provides growth in the area as well as the function of it providing expansion of park land and public spaces. Since 1999, the Atlanta Beltline has provided easy access to the people in the metropolitan area by forward thinking transportation.
Coca Cola Headquarters
Coca-Cola was founded in Atlanta, Georgia in 1886 and has now grown into one of the most recognized brands in the world. As one of the most iconic brands, the Coca-Cola Company is a sponsor is many events from sports through a number of charities. There are more than 1.7 billion Coca-Cola products sold every day. They have involved themselves in times of disaster such as in Haiti, in 2010 when they initiated the Haiti Hope Project, which planned to create a sustainable mango industry in Haiti. In 2011 the company celebrated it 125 year anniversary, continuing the success of such an enduring, iconic brand.
Drew Charter School – East Lake Foundation
The East Lake Foundation was established in 1995, as a foundation that redevelops some of the most dangerous housing projects into great neighborhoods. The foundation provides comprehensive programs to attract people from different backgrounds seeking a sense of community. The East Lake community is a mixed apartment community with Charles R, Drew Charter School, East Lake Family YMCA, and many other organizations adjacent to it, creating a flourishing community around the Villages of East Lake.
Founded 1946, the United Nations created a program to support children and mothers in countries and communities in need by forming UNICEF. UNICEF helps support the world’s children by fundraising and advocating for education and awareness in the United States. Upon collaboration with government leaders, celebrities, corporations, churches, as well as individuals, they are able to help children worldwide to help children who are at risk. As a program of the United Nations, UNICEF is able to work in a large global scale to help communities in developing countries.
Atlanta Community Food Bank
The Atlanta Community food Bank was founded in 1979 and is now a producer of over 60 million pounds of food each year. The ACFB is a large contributor in the community as it distributes the food to more than 600 nonprofit organizations and agencies. With more than 1700 volunteers who are utilized monthly and more than 150 staff members, ACFB is able to distribute their food supplies to a large area from their 129,00 square feet facility to spread prosperity within the Atlanta area.