Welcome to the One Atlanta Storyboard, where we go beyond the press release to meet the people impacted by the policies put forth in City Hall every day.
Chief Content Officer and award-winning TV news journalist Keith Whitney travels the city to bring you the real stories of One Atlanta.
When Jacquim Curtis decided to buy a home in Atlanta, he discovered that the City has a variety of programs that offer thousands of dollars for down payment assistance. And after working with the experts from Invest Atlanta, Curtis is now a proud home-owner enjoying...read more
Atlanta’s Southside Beltline Interim Trail was only recently opened to the public, but it’s already hugely popular with area residents. The trail is still mostly levelled-out gravel and sand, but it’s a lot of fun to walk, jog or ride your bike on. Most of all, it’s a...read more
The difficult work continues to reimagine a new use for the Atlanta City Detention Center. Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms wants to turn the jail into a Center for Equity that provides resources to help vulnerable residents make good decisions. The task force charged with...read more
Smart City Expo Atlanta is the first event of its kind in North America – putting industry leaders, venture capitalists and policy-makers together to re-define what it means for a city to be “smart with equity, prosperity, humanity, inclusion and justice.” Mayor...read more
The Transformation Tunnel Mural On The Westside Beltline Is A Portal Of Hope In The Fight Against HIV
When HIV first emerged in the 1980’s, the prognosis was often grim. But times have changed. Today, having an HIV-positive status no longer has to carry the negative outcome and stigma that it once did. And that’s the message of the Transformation Tunnel mural on...read more
Dragon Con 2019 broke its own attendance record this year, bringing more than 85-thousand people into Atlanta. The annual Labor Day celebration of all things anime and pop culture attracts folks from all over the world, who come to show off their creative costumes as...read more
Atlanta’s Historian in Heels is back! With the help of the Atlanta Parks and Recreation Department and the National Black Arts Festival, Dr. Karcheik Sims-Alvarado has taken her popular civil rights art exhibition to a new location on the John Lewis Freedom Parkway....read more
Census officials say, the federal government will allocate nearly 7-trillion dollars to cities and states from 2020 to 2030. That’s why everyone counts. But children are among the most under-reported people in the census. And by not counting them accurately- schools,...read more
It’s the 10th year celebration for Atlanta’s BronzeLens Film Festival, and the city was packed with aspiring and established movie-makers from all over the world. The BLFF has evolved over the years to become one of the nation’s preeminent and inclusive venues for...read more
The Bronner Brothers International Beauty Show is the biggest multicultural trade show in the United States, and it’s held twice a year right here in Atlanta. The show is also the largest non-sports event held at the Georgia World Congress Center, bringing more than...read more
Accessory Dwelling Units are an innovative way to increase affordable housing options in Atlanta. Like a guest or carriage house, an ADU is basically a tiny functional home that can be built in backyards, behind a main residence. They can be rented out or used as an...read more
Some of Atlanta’s best police work happens thousands of feet in the air. That’s where you’ll find APD’s Air Unit patrolling the city in specialized choppers, with high-tech equipment that can find a bad guy quicker than a hawk can spot a squirrel. The unit’s three...read more