One of the greatest hopes for securing long-lasting stability and shared prosperity around the world is to foster economic opportunity, education, access to land and shelter and good governance in communities that need it most. As leaders of two of the world’s largest international organizations, we understand the value, in economic and humanitarian terms, of doing good.
Moderated by Rick Badie
Georgians, apparently, know charity begins at home. How else to explain Atlanta’s ranking as the fourth most-generous among large metropolitan areas? Our guest writers focus on philanthropy at home and abroad: A Spelman College administrator writes about the school’s growing philanthropic endeavors, from students to alumni and beyond. A business executive and a nonprofit official note the importance of Georgia’s engagement in global matters. In the third column, a writer shares his experience as a participant in the recent Atlanta Gay Pride parade.
Generosity, a Georgia trait
By David Abney and Jonathan Reckford