At a time when America’s immigrant population has come under siege by the federal government, Atlanta has become a beacon of hope for its foreign-born residents. And Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has emerged as a national leader in this generation’s fight for civil and human rights.

Making sure that no one is overlooked in the 2020 Census is a priority for Mayor Bottoms, who recently hosted a block party to reinforce the message that Atlanta is a welcoming city, where – no matter who you are, where you’re from or what language you speak – you count.