Sandy Springs Diversity and Inclusion subcommittee wants recreation options to match minority interests

Concerned that city activities may not reflect local diversity, the Recreation subcommittee of the Sandy Springs Diversity and Inclusion Task Force intends to survey residents about how they want to play.

Desmond Curry, who heads the committee, expressed concern at its first virtual meeting on March 30 that sports activities that he said are preferred by some minority communities, such as basketball, get much less support than tennis and lacrosse. 

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“The more ethnic sports, I feel like we don’t have a lot of opportunities for people,” he said.

The Sandy Springs Diversity and Inclusion

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What will travel look like in the post-COVID-19 world? | Sandy Fenton

When the travel & tourism industry shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it happened quickly. Flights were cancelled and cruise ships were stranded at sea. Countries, cities and ports-of-calls around the world were in a state of chaos and every day brought more confusion. How are we getting home? What are the ever-changing travel restrictions? Will we ever travel again?

And the answer to that last question is yes, of course we will, but there are changes and it will be different since the pandemic. Here’s a rundown of some of those changes:

New COVID-19 safety measures

Vaccinations, health

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