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Goals & Strategies

One Region Atlanta is dedicated to building a more inclusive region by providing civic engagement and community building opportunities that connect metro Atlanta residents of all cultures and faiths. The mission of One Region Atlanta is guided by four program goals:

  • Community Building:  Increasing community building opportunities that encourage interfaith and cross cultural awareness
  • Leadership Development:  Supporting existing and emerging leadership among diverse communities
  • Capacity Building:  Building capacity of organizations or efforts focused on inclusion of Muslim Americans, their neighbors and the region
  • Civic Engagement:  Promoting broad-based civic engagement and public service among Muslim Americans, their   neighbors and the region

Beginning in September 2013, One Region Atlanta will host, co-sponsor and provide promotional support for programs and events focused on creating an engaged community reflective of the increasing diversity within our region. Programming for 2013-2014 focuses on four strategies:

  1. Public Dialogue:  Opportunities for collaborative debate, discussion and informed  action that demonstrate and expand interfaith and intercultural cooperation
  2. Arts & Culture:  Creative space for individuals and groups to bridge ideological and cultural diversity
  3. Education &Training:  Learning opportunities that promote civic engagement, advance cultural awareness and create safe, welcoming communities
  4. Sponsorships, Scholarships & Grants:  Resources to build the capacity of nonprofit organizations, institutions and other groups to bridge communities and create active and engaged residents