Closer Look: ‘100 Great Ideas Atlanta’ Aims to Find Solutions to City’s Affordable Housing Crisis; The Mission of ‘Maura’s Voice’

Leonard Adams, CEO of Quest Community Development and Shannon-Vklovic, Vice President, and Market Leader, for Entreprise Community Partners talk about '100 Great Ideas Atlanta'.
Leonard Adams, CEO of Quest Community Development and Shannon-Vklovic, Vice President, and Market Leader, for Entreprise Community Partners talk about '100 Great Ideas Atlanta'.
Credit Candace Wheeler

Monday on “Closer Look with Rose Scott”:

  • 0:00: Rose gives an update on a lawsuit challenging the results of the District 3 city council race as early voting gets underway for the runoff.
  • 2:23: “What are the best ways to improve housing affordability in metro Atlanta?” That’s a question a new campaign led by Enterprise Community Partners wants to ask residents. Their goal is to create 100 ideas for solving the city’s affordable housing problem — it’s called 100 Great Ideas Atlanta. A conversation with the Vice President, and Market Leader, for Enterprise Community Partners Meaghan Shannon-Vlkovic and Leonard Adams, CEO of Quest Community Development.
  • 36:42: On November 2nd of last year, a gunman opened fire at a hot yoga studio in Tallahassee, Florida. 21-year old Maura Binkley, a Dunwoody High School graduate, was one of two people killed in the shooting. 4 months after the shooting on March 4th, Maura’s birthday, the Binkley family founded “Maura’s Voice.” We’re learning more about the organization’s mission from Maura’s father Jeff Binkley.
Jeff Binkley, father of Maura Binkley, shares more about the organization“Maura’s Voice,” which was founded in memory of his daughter. (Photo credit: Candace Wheeler)

Closer Look is produced by Candace Wheeler and Grace Walker. Joy Barge contributed to this article.