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FIND YOUR AREA

 
 

Each Area of Atlanta is represented by a #votelocal ambassador.

 
 

WHAT AREA AM I IN?

 
 
 

This map outlines our targeted areas where Ambassadors reside. Atlanta is a city of neighborhoods and to make sure we cover them all, we will select each Ambassador team based on the area that is closest to their own neighborhood! 

Area 1: Buckhead-NE Atlanta                          
NPU A, B, C, D

Area 2: Midtown-West Midtown-West Highlands  
NPU E, F, G

Area 3: English Ave-Vine City-Grove Park              
NPU J, K, L

Area 4: West End-Ashview Heights-Adamsville      
NPU H, I, T

Area 5: Downtown-Five Points-Castleberry            
NPU M

Area 6: Inman Park-Kirkwood-Old 4th Ward-EAV   
NPU N,O,W

Area 7: Thomasville-Mechanicsville-Adair Park    
NPU V, X, Y, Z

Area 8: Cascade-Adams Park-Greenbriar-Oakland City
NPU P, Q, R, S

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 AMBASSADORS

Our #VOTELOCAL Ambassadors are volunteers & Atlanta residents who love their neighborhood and want to drive engagement in day-to-day city-wide issues. They each represent 1 out of 8 Atlanta areas. 

 
 
 

Ambassadors are still needed for this area! 

 
 

AREA 2: NPU E, F, G

 
 
Ross Hegtvedt

Ross Hegtvedt

NPU E, F, G

Joining as a #VoteLocal Ambassador from the Midtown-West Midtown-West Highlands area is Ross Hegtvedt. Ross’s favorite parts of Atlanta include the abundance of trees and the great people of the city. Ross joined the team because he believes strongly in both the idea of a citizen mayor and in social entrepreneurship.

Ross' Theme Song: “So Fresh, So Clean” by Outkast

 
 

AREA 3: NPU J, K , L

 
 

GWEN MARSHALL

 

 

NPU J, K , L

Joining the team from the West End-Ashview Heights-Adamsville area is Gwen Marshall. Gwen loves Atlanta’s rich history, and became a #VoteLocal Ambassador because she knows just how crucial voter and civic engagement is to the future of Atlanta. If Gwen could channel any animal to represent who she is, she said it would be a tiger.

Gwen's Theme Song: “Just Fine” by Mary J. Blige.

 
 
 
Lateef Pyles

LATEEF PYLES

NPU J, K, L

From English Avenue-Vine City-Grove Park, we have Lateef Pyles. Lateef has been one of our fellows and is now a neighborhood ambassador looking to spread the word about local elections. His favorite part about Atlanta is the Southern Hospitality because everyone smiles and greets each other.

Lateef's Theme Song: “Liberation” by Organized Noize.

 
 

AREA 4: NPU H, I, T

 
 

MELISSA WARDLEY

NPU H, I, T

Melissa Wardley joined the #VoteLocal Ambassador team because she wanted to help voters understand the power that they hold. As a resident of the West End-Ashview Heights-Adamsville area, Melissa notes that her favorite parts of Atlanta are its history and the food. When asked about the animal that best reflected her personality, Melissa’s animal of choice would be a lion. 

Melissa's Theme Song: “Holy War” by Alicia Keys.

 
 

AREA 5: NPU M

 
 
Howard Robinson Jr.

HOWARD ROBINSON

NPU M

Howard Robinson Jr. joins the team from the Downtown-Five Points-Castleberry area. Howard has consistently supported CCI and its programming so we are elated to announce he is an Ambassador. He joined the team because he believes, “There is no place like home!”, and that Atlanta contains some of the most creative people in the country and that Atlantans have used this time and again to solve issues in the city. Howard's spirit animal is a gorilla, “...because they’re strong vegans”.

Howard's Theme Song: “Return of the Mack” by Mark Morrison

 
 
 
Michelle Schreiner

MICHELLE SCHREINER

NPU M

Representing Downtown-Five Points-Castleberry we have Michelle Schreiner! Michelle applied to be an ambassador because she wanted to make a positive difference in her community. If Michelle could pick any anthem song it would be “A Beautiful Day” by U2, and her animal of choice would be a dolphin.

 
 

AREA 6: NPU N, O , W

 
 
Constance Franklin

CONSTANCE FRANKLIN

NPU N, O , W 

We are excited to welcome Constance Franklin, our new #VoteLocal Ambassador from the Inman Park-Kirkwood-Old 4th Ward area! Constance loves Atlanta’s rich history and culture, as well as the various pockets of diversity throughout the city. If she could be any animal, she would be a butterfly. Constance joined our team because she believes in people’s abilities to be the change they wish to see!

Constance's Theme Song: “Amazing Grace”

 

 
 
 
Sophia Gallagher

SOPHIA GALLAGHER

NPU N, O, W 

Joining us from Inman Park-Kirkwood-Old 4th Ward-EAV, we have Sophia Gallagher. She joined our team to empower and educate communities. Sophia loves the vibrancy of people in Atlanta and all the trees!

Sophia's Theme Song:  “Free Your Mind and Your Ass Will Follow” by Funkadelic.

 
 

AREA 7: V, X, Y, Z

 

Ambassadors are still needed for this area! 

 
 
 
 
Candice Key

CANDICE KEY

NPU P, Q, R, S

Hailing from the Cascade-Adams Park-Greenbriar-Oakland area is Candice Key. Candice joined the team excited to educate her local community and loves Atlanta’s diverse people and wealth of opportunity. If Candice could pick any animal that reflected who she is, she said she would be an elephant.

Candice's Theme Song: “Unity” by Queen Latifah

 
 
 
Charnette Trimble

CHARNETTE TRIMBLE

NPU P, Q, R, S

The Cascade-Adams Park-Greenbriar-Oakland communities are lucky to have Charnette Trimble as one of their #VoteLocal Ambassadors! Charnette is eager for the chance to educate her neighbors about the upcoming elections. Charnette’s favorite part of Atlanta is Downtown’s skyline.

Charnette's Theme Song: “What’s Goin On" by Marvin Gaye

 
 
 

Our #VOTELOCAL Ambassadors are working to get the word out around the election, hold their representatives accountable and inform their neighbors of events, opportunities for action and candidates. They are active in their neighborhood and are eager to engage other residents, business owners, and anchor institutions around the importance of local elections and civic engagement. 

This volunteer team will act to support our community outreach arm and exciteinform & teach residents the importance of local elections & the impact the elections have on their quality of life.

 
 

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