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Georgia Radio News Network Reporter John Clark caught up with Kris Vaughn, Executive Director of GeorgiaForward, this week to get the latest news about the upcoming GeorgiaForward Forum in Macon on Oct 10. You can hear the “Georgia Focus Extra” interview on 65 stations across the statewide radio network this weekend as listed below. Times…
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Are you ready for a different kind of leadership conference to help chart Georgia’s future? Make plans now to attend the 2018 GeorgiaForward Forum. You’ll participate in a collaborative conversation about the challenges and benefits of engaging Georgia’s next generation of leaders, hear success stories from communities around the state, enjoy some great networking opportunities,…
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Today GeorgiaForward announced the host community for their 2019 Class of Young Gamechangers will be Monroe/Walton County, Georgia. The class will work on the project from January through August 2019.  Applications are now open for individuals from around the state who would like to join the Young Gamechangers leadership action program and work on the…
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Reporter John Clark sat down with GeorgiaForward Executive Director Kris Vaughn, Dougherty County Commission Chairman Chris Cohilas, and Young Gamechanger Kelli Bennett this week to talk about the recent Young Gamechangers project in Albany. They discussed the process that the Young Gamechangers went through to come up with their 12 big ideas and recommendations, what…
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I’m the current Interim Downtown Manager, but more than that, I’m a citizen and advocate for Albany Georgia.  So being part of the Young Gamechangers was an opportunity for me to exchange ideas with other like-minded individuals from all over Georgia with a range of professions, from teachers to water conservationists, lawyers, pharmacists, you name…
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Topics include Public School Innovations, Creating a Talent Pipeline, and a New Look for Downtown! Since the beginning of the year 48 of Georgia’s brightest young professionals have researched Albany’s history, met with community leaders, toured campuses and neighborhoods, visited recreation areas, and re-imagined downtown in their quest to come up with big ideas and…
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