Michael J. Gallucci
Augusta-Richmond County would profit from commissioners committing to shifting to a extra equitable place to reside and work. Our way of life, companies, faculties, and general economic system would notice enchancment. It’s a ethical and enterprise matter.
Equality means every particular person or group of individuals is given the identical assets or alternatives. Fairness acknowledges that every particular person has totally different circumstances and allocates the precise assets and alternatives wanted to achieve an equal end result.
Why prioritize fairness? After we present actual assets primarily based on wants and circumstances in areas like well being, training, finance, and housing ALL of our residents will notice an economic system that may attain its full potential and promise.
We’re a key member of the Georgia Municipal Affiliation (GMA). The GMA’s objective anticipates and influences the forces shaping Georgia’s cities, aiding municipal governments in changing into extra modern, efficient, and responsive. Their useful resource is the Nationwide Fairness Atlas, America’s most detailed report card on racial and financial fairness.