Our Mission

Strong, vibrant, and well-managed cities are essential
to the quality of life and prosperity of the state of Georgia.

Our mission is to establish and support innovative programs,
solutions and research aimed at building vibrant,
economically prosperous, and well-managed cities.

Our Programs

Comprehensive strategies, collaborative efforts and strategic partnerships are necessary to address systemic conditions that perpetuate the outcomes of intergenerational poverty.

Our DE&I mission is to embrace differences and encourage belonging by fostering relationships to advocate community engagement, equity, and inclusion.

Our youth leadership mission is focused on helping cities and city officials engage and connect with children and youth in their communities and to proactively address the issues they face.

Our literacy mission is to improve the literacy skills and overall success with early reading of children and youth in Georgia cities through support,  encouragement, and leadership from city mayors.

Our municipal workforce development mission is designed to assist cities proactively address their workforce needs through investment, planning, and strategy implementation.