Central Atlanta Progress celebrates 80 years

Throughout its 80-year history, Central Atlanta Progress Inc. has been downtown Atlanta’s advocate, addressing both new and longstanding issues faced by area. Founded as the Central Atlanta Improvement Association (CAIA) in 1941, the organization helped navigate a path through the economic recession of the early 1990s, according to Sam Williams, assistant director for External Relations/Professor of Practice at the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University. “CAP played…

Throughout its 80-year history, Central Atlanta Progress Inc. has been downtown Atlanta’s advocate, addressing both new and longstanding issues faced by area. Founded as the Central Atlanta Improvement Association (CAIA) in 1941, the organization helped navigate a path through the economic recession of the early 1990s, according to Sam Williams, assistant director for External Relations/Professor of Practice at the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University. “CAP played…

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