Closer Look: Latino Voter Impact; Taste Of AGlanta; And More | WABE 90.1 FM

Closer Look: Latino Voter Impact; Taste Of AGlanta; And More

Jul 10, 2017

Monday on "Closer Look with Rose Scott":

  • 0:00: A new report reveals the state's Latino voter participation rate in the 2016 presidential election outpaced the national average. But what about mobilizing the Latino vote in local elections? Jerry Gonzalez, executive director of the Georgia Association of Latino Elected Officials (GALEO) and the GALEO Latino Community Development Fund tells us more;
  • 24:17: In our affordable housing series, we look at eviction rates in Fulton County. Elora Raymond, graduate researcher at the Center for Real Estate Analytics and Community and Economic Development at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, and Michael Lucas, deputy director of Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation tell us more;
  • 44:13: The partnership between farmers and chefs has pushed Atlanta to the forefront of American culture, defining tastes for the city, the region, and beyond. As such, an event has been created called Taste of AGlanta. Mario Cambardella, Atlanta’s Urban Agriculture Director and James Carr, Founder of LongLeaf Media and co-cordinator for Taste of AGlanta, tells us more about its significance. 

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