In February of 2017, Cicely Garrett, Deputy Chief Resilience Officer for City of Atlanta, Mayor’s Office of Resilience, 100 Resilient Cities program pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation. Prior to joining the Office of Resilience, Cicely served in the capacity of community builder, facilitator and program manager for 8.5 years at one of Atlanta’s largest local nonprofits, the Atlanta Community Food Bank. There she spearheaded to Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program and in 2013 she transitioned to Food Systems Innovation Manager working to improve fresh food access in Atlanta's inner-city neighborhoods via GA Food Oasis-Atlanta initiative. Cicely continues to serve as a Sr. Advisor to Food Oasis. A lifelong volunteer and servant leader, she is involved with the local community as LEAD Atlanta Class of 2013, Georgetown University Alumni Board of Governors, Atlanta BeltLine Partnership's AB67 Board, Common Market Georgia Board Chair, and Kipp Ways Academy Board. She was awarded the Outstanding Atlanta Community Service Award in 2014 and Creative Loafing's Neighborhood MVP in 2015. Cicely holds a B.S.B.A. degree with a concentration in Finance and New & Small Business Management from Georgetown University and a Master of Public Policy degree with a concentration in Non-profit Management from The George Washington University.
Talk Data to Me: Measuring Atlanta’s Clean Energy
Find out how the City of Atlanta has developed a resilient strategy which includes measuring the success towards the goal of 100% clean energy by 2035.