City of Atlanta
Georgia

Recognition
16-P-9019

Jo Roberson Edwards

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Department:Office of the Municipal ClerkSponsors:Councilmember, District 10 Clarence "C. T." Martin
Category:PresentationFunctions:None Required

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  2. Jo Roberson Edwards proclamation

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In Honor of Jo Roberson Edwards

 

Whereas,               Jo Roberson Edwards lives in Atlanta with her husband, Attorney Donald P. Edwards and their two daughters, Nia and Domia Edwards; and

 

Whereas,              Mrs. Edwards is the President/CEO, Founder/Executive Director of Camp Village, Inc. and Camp Village Academy which is a nonprofit program for children ages 5 to 18. She is a graduate of Spelman College and matriculated to Georgia Tech, Harvard and Bellcore Technical Institute; and

 

Whereas,               In 2002, she fulfilled her dream and obsession for developing and cultivating youth to pursue their passion. She has since served 2,868 children in the program and employed over 300 high school and college students as counselors; and

 

Whereas,               Prior to the founding of Camp Village, Jo established Jo Roberson Edwards & Associates, L.L.C., a public relations/promotions, event management and fundraising firm; and

 

Whereas,               Jo Roberson Edwards also received recognition for using her exceptional skills for the good of her community. Her contributions and accomplishments have been recognized by many non-profit organizations and her leadership and involvement have resulted in millions of dollars being raised for notable organizations; and

 

Whereas,               When not achieving successful results for her clients, working to empower children and youth by inspiring them to change the world, she enjoys spending time with her family, gardening, traveling and reading.

             

Now Therefore Be It Resolved that, We, the members of the Atlanta City Council and on behalf of the citizens of Atlanta hereby honor Jo Roberson Edwards on this the 2nd Day of May 2016.

         IN WITNESS WHEREOF, WE HAVE

HEREUNTO SET OUR HANDS AND

CAUSED THE SEAL OF THE CITY

OF ATLANTA TO BE AFFIXED

          ___________________________

                                                       Ceasar C. Mitchell

                                              President, Atlanta City Council

 

___________________                ___________________            ____________________

Carla Smith                            Kwanza Hall                             Ivory Lee Young, Jr.

Council District 1                            Council District 2                              Council District 3

 

                                                        ____________________                ______________________      ____________________

                                                        Cleta Winslow                              Natalyn Mosby Archibong         Alex Wan

                                                        Council District 4                            Council District 5                            Council District 6

 

                                                        ____________________               ____________________          ____________________

                                                        Howard Shook                            Yolanda Adrean                            Felicia A. Moore

                                                        Council District 7                            Council District 8                            Council District 9

 

                            ____________________              ____________________         _____________________

                                                        C.T. Martin                            Keisha Lance Bottoms         Joyce M. Sheperd

                                                        Council District 10                Council District 11             Council District 12

 

____________________               ____________________         _____________________

Michael Julian Bond                            Mary Norwood                           Andre Dickens

Post 1 At-Large                            Post 2 At-Large                           Post 3 At-Large

 

Meeting History

May 2, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
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Proclamation presented by Councilmember C. T. Martin