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Equity / justice Diversity and Displacement in Sandy Springs (An Edge City of Atlanta)

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Gentrification, segregation discussed by Sandy Springs residents in racial talks

As of July 27, 2020, over 260 Sandy Springs residents had registered for 36 Civic Dinners on “Inclusion and Belonging” at:
civicdinners.com/SandySpringsGA.

During the pandemic, the Civic Dinners will be virtual meetings. Open registration for 6 meetings is through August 31.

Structure of the discussions during the pandemic:
Up to 8 residents, including a host, join a virtual meeting scheduled through the Civic Dinners platform.

The host leads the discussion. A member of the city’s staff takes notes on the main issues & topics that residents find important. Comments, which will be kept anonymous, will be compiled by staff--for the City Council to consider for action or future policies.
 
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