On Wednesday, Nov. 16, The Northwest Community Alliance will continue its 2017 Atlanta Mayoral Forum featuring candidate and Atlanta City Council President Ceasar Mitchell. The second forum in the series will be held at the Northside Church of God in the Underwood Hills Neighborhood, and will serve as an opportunity for the City Council President to speak for 25 minutes about his bid as the next mayor of the city and participate in a Q&A session.
“I’m excited to take part in an important and relevant discussion about our neighborhoods and to speak to Atlanta community leaders, families, and residents about where we are, where we are going and how to get there together,” said Mitchell.
This year’s forum follows previous mayoral debates held by the NCA and will lead in with Atlanta City Council President Ceasar Mitchell followed by former City of Atlanta COO Peter Aman. Candidates will focus their points on issues such as development, the role of neighborhoods, effects of gentrification and NPU’s.
WHAT: Northwest Community Alliance’s 2017 Mayoral Forum
WHEN: Wednesday, November 16 at 7 p.m.
WHERE: Northside Church of God
1736 Harper St NW, Atlanta, GA 30318
WHY: Join Atlanta City Council President and 2017 Mayoral Candidate Ceasar Mitchell to hear his stance on Atlanta neighborhoods, economic development, gentrification, and more.
About Ceasar Mitchell: Atlanta City Council President Ceasar Mitchell, has served the Atlanta community for over 15 years. After a being elected to Council Post 1, in 2001 — a citywide council seat and serving two terms; Mitchell ran for Council President, and won both the 2009 and 2013 elections. During his career he’s started and supported initiatives targeting child safety, community policing, economic development, education, and more. While on Council he chaired the Public Safety Committee, the Community Development and Human Resources Committee, which oversees the City’s economic development activities; and the City Utilities Committee. Outside of his role as Council President, he is actively involved in a number of civic, legal, and community organizations. He is a gubernatorial appointee to the Georgia Commission for Service and Volunteerism, a member of the Board of Visitors for Emory University, and on the Board of Directors for Points of Light. Mitchell resides in the historic West End Neighborhood with his wife, Atlanta Public Schools teacher Tiffany Mitchell along with their two young daughters.