Better Together Partners are those organizations, non-profit and civic groups, faith-based organizations, educational institutions, and neighborhood associations who are working on issues around equity, inclusion and engagement and are helping to carry out the City of Decatur Better Together Community Action Plan for Equity, Inclusion and Engagement.

            The Plan contains 60 action items around six focus areas including Community Participation and Engagement, Racially-Just Community Policing, Diverse and Affordable Housing, Welcoming and Inclusive Retail Environment, Use of Public Spaces, and Low-Cost Transportation Options.

            The Better Together Advisory Board also maintains a Community Asset Map with a listing of all City of Decatur non-profit and civic organizations, faith-based organizations, educational institutions, neighborhood associations including names, addresses, and contact information.  The Community Asset Map is updated regularly.

            If you are part of an organization and would like to be involved in this ongoing effort, contact Renae Madison, renae.madison@decaturga.com, 678-553-6561 or Linda Harris, linda.harris@decaturga.com, 678-553-6512. We welcome and encourage all to be a part of the effort.


We Are Decatur: Building Community through Conversations

  • Date: 09/24/2017 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Location: Ebster Recreation Center
    150 Electric Avenue
    Decatur, Georgia 30030
  • Introduction: The Decatur community is welcome to participate in community conversations around Sunday supper on Sept. 24. This event will feature the I Am Decatur

The Decatur community is welcome to participate in community conversations around Sunday supper on Sept. 24. This event will feature the I Am Decatur photo project.

Read the personal stories of fellow community members, and then join in on a broad community conversation across differences. Participants will be supported by table facilitators and invited to share experiences and perspectives on various topics. The event will take place at Beacon Municipal Center, Ebster Gym, 105 Electric Ave., and is free to the community. Reservations are required as space is limited. RSVP at goo.gl/tPa55D (use password WeAreDecatur17).

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