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Posted in2021 Election Guide

Devin Barrington-Ward

Devin Barrington-Ward is running for City Council District 9. Candidate website: www.wakeupatl.org Q: What is your current job (include the name of your employer) and list any significant memberships in public service organizations?  A: Managing Director of the Black Futurists Group Q: What is the biggest issue facing your constituents and why are you the […]

Posted in2021 Election Guide

Liliana Bakhtiari

Liliana Bakhtiari is running for Atlanta City Council District 5. Candidate website: www.lilianaforatlanta.com Q: What is your current job (include the name of your employer) and list any significant memberships in public service organizations?  A: I am currently a full time candidate. Locally, I have worked for Planned Parenthood Southeast, Partners for Home, and Pro […]

Posted inHousing Affordability Guest

Save Atlanta from a dense and treeless fate

By Gloria Cheatham, Guest Columnist With the election only months away, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says she’s hitting the pause button on the sweeping scope of her controversial Housing Initiative, but the push continues — both inside and outside City Hall — for citywide zoning changes that will dramatically increase density in Atlanta’s residential neighborhoods. […]