Jul 20, 2022
In this week's episode of An Honorable Profession, NewDEAL CEO
and host Debbie Cox Bultan talks with Atlanta Councilmember
Amir Farokhi about how local governments can restore faith and
trust with effective leadership. Whether through participatory
budgeting or reducing generational poverty, Councilmember Farokhi
highlights the importance of returning agency to local communities.
They also discuss what it's like having Georgia in the national
spotlight with leaders like NewDEALer Stacey Abrams, the
surprise findings from the guaranteed income study in Dr. Martin
Luther King's former neighborhood, and what a "Night Mayor"
Stay tuned to the end to hear a fun fact on how the naming of
the "Care Package" came about!