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Saving Our Sons (S.O.S.) Rites of Passage Program, Camp, Academy in East Point, Georgia

Saving Our Sons (S.O.S.) Rites of Passage Program, Camp, Academy in East Point, Georgia will begin its camp on June 25, 2021. Spaces are limited. Please call and sign up now. This camp’s program is for males aged 8 to 15 and focuses on violence prevention and anger management. The camp will meet on Saturdays from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm and on Tuesdays (Family Night) from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. Breakfast, lunch and a snack will be provided. Field Trips Field trips will include: Atlanta Braves Baseball Games,…

Employee of Choice Company Launches New Employee Advocacy Mobile App and Receives 2021 WEBBY Award Nomination

Employee of Choice, Inc., a Black- and woman-owned social enterprise announces the launch of new alternative to Human Resources (HR), MyZolve-HR’s Alter Ego.  Following a soft launch in July 2020, this official launch of the mobile and online application offers unique workplace advice to employees and supports them from anywhere by providing a technical employee advocacy solution with untainted advice on workplace issues. The mobile app is available on Android and iOS platforms in addition to the web. The app’s free Self-Help Tool offers a true “safe space” for employees…

Black-owned commercial cleaning company helps businesses keep employees and customers safe

Seabreeze Cleaning, a Black-owned commercial cleaning company based in Atlanta, GA, is announcing its official launch as a company.  With the ability to provide services to office buildings, athletic facilities, government facilities, schools, healthcare organizations, apartment and condominium communities and construction sites, Seabreeze Cleaning is unique due to its touchless method of cleaning.  “As a business owner, I understand the many things we have to do on a daily basis, and the plethora of issues that go through our minds, and cleaning just isn’t one of those things,” said Michael…

Hal Lamar is… Inside Atlanta

Suggestion of Honor: Retire the Basketball Jersey of Morehouse’s Grady Brewer On January 25, 2020 and just under the radar of the COVID scourge, Morehouse College officially retired the jersey of one of its franchise players, Atlanta native Harold Ellis. One year, four months and 9 days later, we lost the man who’s sharp eye discovered Douglass High school of Atlanta’s basketball diamond in the rough, Grady Lewis Brewer (also an alum of the Astros). Notwithstanding Ellis’s deserved honor, Morehouse College also named the hardwood at Frank Forbes Arena the…

Join the Healthy Community Golf Tournament on June 14 – Benefiting the Sickle Cell Foundation of Georgia, Inc.

Healthy Community Charity Golf Tournament / Fundraiser Albany, Georgia – Monday June 14, 2021, 9:00 am The AME Church, Sixth Episcopal District, Sons of Allen Men’s Ministry, Women’s Missionary Society along with the SWGA Sickle Cell Awareness will host a charity golf tournament at Stonebridge Golf & Country Club in Albany, Georgia on Monday, June 14, 2021 at 9:00 am to benefit the Sickle Cell Foundation of Georgia’s 50th Anniversary Celebration. “We’re inviting all church members, friends, supporters, foursome teams, duffers, single-golfers and those seeking bragging-rights to come out and…

DPH and CORE Honored by Latin American Association For COVID Vaccine Collaboration

Atlanta, Georgia – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) and Community Organized Relief Effort (CORE) have been honored by the Latin American Association (LAA) with the Pacesetter Award for their work in providing COVID vaccinations to Latinx communities in Georgia. DPH has partnered with CORE and LAA to host vaccination events that bring vaccine to people in communities where they live and work. Through this collaboration, we are able to provide education about COVID vaccine and answer questions or dispel misinformation that leads to vaccine hesitancy. “The collaboration between…

19th Annual Eta Omega Foundation Golf Classic – Atlanta, Georgia

Eta Omega Foundation, Inc. Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. 19th Annual Golf Classic You may also register and pay online at www.HQ1919.com/golf Golf Classic Sponsorship Levels Send Checks Payable to: Eta Omega Foundation, Post Office Box 50521, Atlanta, Georgia 30302-0521 *In the check purpose section: Golf Tournament *501(c)(3) Organization – All Donations are Tax-Deductible

Representatives David Scott, Emanuel Cleaver Unveil Effort to Increase Access to Apprenticeships for Young African-Americans

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representatives David Scott (GA-13), chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, and Emanuel Cleaver (MI-05) today introduced the Jobs, On-the-Job ‘Earn While You Learn’ Training and Apprenticeships for Young African Americans Act of 2021. The legislation would encourage the U.S. Department of Labor to work with African-American organizations and labor unions to recruit and hire African-Americans in registered apprenticeship (RA) programs. Offering hands-on training opportunities, virtually zero student debt and the potential to advance in high-quality jobs, RAs provide participants with the economic mobility needed to build…

Clark Atlanta University (CAU) Commencement – May 15, 2021

The week of May 10, leading up to the weekend of May 15, 2021, saw a lot of activities within the schools of the Atlanta University Center. For the schools, this was the first time that students, faculty, staff, family, and friends physically gathered together to celebrate commencement since the pandemic struck last year. There were those wearing face masks and many who did not wear them. Mandatory mask-wearing rules had been lifted, with some restrictions, which gave more flexibility to areas and places where people had options with wearing…

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