Closer Look: CARE Receives $6.8 Million Grant From Arthur Blank Family Foundation For International Programs; Urban League of Greater Atlanta Focuses on Affordable Housing, Workforce Development; The Benefits and Drawbacks of Legalizing Gambling in Georgia

(Left to right) CARE President and CEO Michelle Nunn and Arthur Blank, owner of the Atlanta Falcons, Atlanta United and chairman of the Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation
(Left to right) CARE President and CEO Michelle Nunn and Arthur Blank, owner of the Atlanta Falcons, Atlanta United and chairman of the Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation
Credit Candace Wheeler

Friday, Nov. 15, 2019 on “Closer Look with Rose Scott:”

  • 0:00: Thursday, the humanitarian organization CARE announced a three-year $6.8  million grant from The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation to support international programs that “foster economic development, influence policy change, and provide humanitarian aid for people affected by natural and man-made disasters”. Rose sits down with CARE President and CEO Michelle Nunn and Arthur Blank, owner of the Atlanta Falcons, Atlanta United and chairman of the Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation at CARE headquarters in Atlanta to discuss the partnership.
  • 15:19: Does the economic benefit of legalized gambling outweigh the drawbacks? A.J. Robinson, president of Central Atlanta Progress, recently joined “Closer Look with Rose Scott” in the studio to weigh in.
A.J. Robinson, president of Central Atlanta Progress, recently joined “Closer Look with Rose Scott” in the studio to weigh in on the benefits and drawbacks of legalizing gambling. (Photo credit: Grace Walker)
  • 33:50: Just months shy of turning 100 years old, the core mission of The Urban League of Greater Atlanta is still the same, but with a heavy focus on two critical areas: affordable housing and workforce development. Johnetta Brown, Director Housing Wealth Building and Communities, and Angela Marshall,  Senior Director Workforce and Financial Empowerment, recently joined “Closer Look with Rose Scott” in the studio to discuss this goal.

Closer Look is produced by Candace Wheeler and Grace Walker. Joy Barge is a contributing producer.