Learn more about some of the social entrepreneurs who are making our city better:


Community Guilds is a Georgia nonprofit committed to closing the opportunity gap in public education by providing transformational, hands-on apprenticeships and maker space experiences.



Lamon Luther's focus is sustainable job creation. We believe by giving a person a job we are helping to create sustainable revenue and restore dignity and ultimately create a new found hope. We do this by employing craftsman transitioning out of recovery programs. We believe in giving people a Hand Up instead of a Handout. 

Center Forward

Center Forward is focused on providing a newer, more effective transportation and land use planning approach that is mindful of business realities, while ensuring citizens the ability to efficiently and positively influence their surroundings. A key differentiator is Center Forward's commitment to increase the artistic and creative industries' involvement in the traditional Planning process.


Data Science ATL is the premier free resource in the Southeast for data science professionals, students, and enthusiasts passionate about telling compelling stories with data. We exist to provide access to data science thought leaders through monthly in-person events, monthly social events, and online content including video of keynote speakers and panel discussions.

Atlanta Bicycle Coalition

Our mission is to create a healthier, more livable Atlanta by making it safer, easier, and more attractive to bicycle for fun, fitness, and transportation. 

The Boxcar Grocer

As a convenient market, The Boxcar Grocer strengthens communities by providing nutritious food access within underserved areas and inspiring people to make healthier choices.


We're a bunch of civic-minded technologists, designers, and topic experts using our skills to improve Atlanta and the world.




WorkReadyGrad connects students directly with employers to learn the real-world talent sought, enabling them to proactively acquire the skills and experiences necessary to become a good fit job candidate by the time they graduate.

C4 Atlanta

C4 Atlanta connects arts entrepreneurs to the people, skills and tools they need to build a successful artistic career in metro Atlanta.