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GMA Opioid Workshop

September 1, 2017
GMA held a workshop on the opioid crisis on August 24 at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth. Researchers, community health advocates, law enforcement and community groups provided information on the crisis and its impact on Georgia. The focus of the workshop was on how city officials can address the issue.

Georgia's Opioid Crisis (PDF)
PowerPoint presentation of Brigitte Manteuffel, Senior Research Associate, Georgia Health Policy Center.

State Targeted Response to Opioid Crisis (PDF)
PowerPoint presentation of Virginia Dixon, STR Opioid Grant Project Director, Addictive Diseases Division, Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities.

A Prescription for Action: Local Leadership in Ending the Opioid Crisis (PDF)
Joint report by the National League of Cities and the National Association of Counties.

Alpharetta Employee Referral Program

June 21, 2018

The Empty House Next Door: Understanding and Reducing Vacancy
Lincoln Institute of Land Policy

June 20, 2018

Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies Releases 2018 State of the Nation’s Housing Report
Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University

June 19, 2018

Building American Cities Toolkit™
Center For Community Progress

June 19, 2018

Cities Now Use Taxes to Fight Blight. Is It Working?

June 19, 2018