COMMUNITY FOUNDATION FOR GREATER ATLANTA & CENTER FOR CIVIC INNOVATION ANNOUNCE IDEAS CHALLENGE TOP 10

For immediate release - Monday, February 20, 2017

ATLANTA, GA - The Center for Civic Innovation and the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta are proud to announce the 10 semi-finalists for Ideas Challenge 2017. Created in 2014 by the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, the Ideas Challenge seeks innovative ideas from community members on a variety of challenges in our communities. 

This year, the Ideas Challenge sought creative ideas that will inform, engage, and empower people around the 2017 local elections in the City of Atlanta and surrounding communities. The challenge received more than 100 applications, and 10 have been chosen to receive training and technical assistance from the Center for Civic Innovation and an opportunity to pitch their ideas to a panel of judges at the Center for Civic Innovation and Our Future Atlanta’s Atlanta Civic Summit on March 1. Five finalists will go on to receive funding from the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta and technical assistance from the Center for Civic Innovation. 

Join us in congratulating our top ten! 

  • Biking Town Hall Jordyne Krumroy
  • Candidate Speed Dating Adrianne Serrano Proeller
  • Civics Bootcamp Nse Ufot
  • Civic Subscription Box Daniel Otto 
  • Get Out the Vote Truck Rhonda Patrick
  • New American Voter Stories Diana Bui
  • Signs of Solidarity ATL - Voter Edition Monica Campana
  • Voter Education Texts Jenn Graham
  • Voting Documentary Evan Brown 
  • Young Voter Videos Phi Nguyen

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The Center for Civic Innovation's mission is to inform, engage, connect, and empower people to shape the future of their city. We do this through advocacy events, a resource hub and training center for social enterprises, and a fellowship program that invests in Atlanta’s emerging leaders.

For more information: 
Melonie Tharpe
melonie@civicatlanta.org
Programs Director
Center for Civic Innovation

Louise Mulherin
lmulherin@cfgreateratlanta.org
Public Relations Manager
Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta