In-depth journalism and resources that spotlight one of Atlanta’s most pressing issues.
Understanding and Leveraging
Democracy in the Present Times
Meet Metro’s Mayors
A Q&A series with re-elected and newly elected mayors.
Subscribe to our weekly newsletter
More Democracy News
Last week, the Howell Mill Starbucks became the coffeeshop chain’s first Atlanta location to win a union election, and now the Ansley Mall store is gearing…
Support ACC Today!
As one of the first to invest in our newsroom, we consider you an integral part of our operation. We may reach out from time to time to tell you about our impact and ask for your input as we continue to experiment and learn! Click through to see how your donation will support our work and continue our impact in the community.
Nearly a year into a state-sanctioned probe of Georgia’s largest county elections operation, investigators have yet to release the findings from their performance review. The State Elections Board…
A nasty bout of COVID-19 in the pandemic’s early days in 2020 got Jerry Gonzalez thinking about the future. Not just his, but that of Georgia’s growing and…
More Housing Affordability News
In response to Atlanta’s increasingly unaffordable rental market, the City Council is considering a non-binding resolution to create a Tenant’s Bill of Rights that would provide…
Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens could hire a full-time leader for his new Affordable Housing Strike Force within the next month, city officials said Wednesday.
Thanks largely to $9.1 million in federal pandemic relief funds that Mayor Andre Dickens has dedicated to the relocation initiative, Forest Cove tenants have finally started moving out…
Tishman Speyer’s surprise withdrawal from Civic Center project jeopardizes H.J. Russell’s role in site’s rebirth
New York-based developer Tishman Speyer’s unexpected withdrawal from the Atlanta Civic Center’s redevelopment was “devastating” for its joint-venture partner, H.J. Russell & Co., said the Atlanta construction company’s…