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Clayton to Create Digital Equity Plan and Celebrate Digital Inclusion Week

For Immediate Release  September 26, 2022  NEWS RELEASE Clayton to Create Digital Equity Plan and Celebrate Digital Inclusion Week (Clayton County, GA)-Clayton County is in the process of creating a digital equity strategic plan to help close the digital divide for its residents. According to the 2020 Census, approximately 20 percent of nearly 300,000 Clayton County residents do not have access to high-speed internet due to availability or affordability. As a result, the Clayton County Office of Digital Equity is creating a Digital Equity Strategic Plan and conducting a Broadband Feasibility Study to qualify for federal Broadband, Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) grant funding. Funds are expected to be awarded by the end of the year to the State Digital Equity Office that may be used to: Build and Upgrade Broadband Infrastructure.  Create Programs to Assist Eligible Households obtaining High-Speed Internet.  Digital Devices and Technology Skills Training.  The National Digital Inclusion Alliance defines digital equity and inclusion as “a condition in which all individuals and communities have the information technology capacity needed for full participation in our society, democracy and economy.” Digital equity is necessary for civic and cultural participation, employment, lifelong learning, and access to essential services. Clayton County is taking the necessary steps to ensure that citizens are connected and able to navigate the online world and improve their lives because of it.   “We are committed to working together to […]

Clayton County Library System, Morrow Branch Fire Fighter Story Time

City of Morrow Fire Department will be joining Morrow Branch Library for a very special story time and fire safety demonstration. Depending on truck availability there will be a fire truck for us to explore!  The Story Time will be held on Tuesday, October 4, 2022 from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m., 6225 Maddox Road, Morrow, GA  32060.  For more information, 770-347-0170.  #Claytonconnected

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Clayton International F.C Soccer Camp

Commissioner DeMont Davis invites you to the Clayton International FC Soccer Camp for all ages starting September 13, 2022, through October 20, 2022, from 6:00- 7:00 p.m. at Mt. Zion Soccer Fields, 7196 Mt. Zion Blvd. Jonesboro, GA 30236. For more information, contact Coach Jibri Fox at 678-777-7882 or Jose at 404-432-9680. #Claytonconnected

Board of Commissioners Regular Business Meeting

Resolution 2022-156 Meeting Schedule:   1st Tuesday of each month – Pre-Agenda Meeting – 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. 1st Tuesday of each month – Regular Business Meeting – 6:30 p.m. 2nd Tuesday of each month – Committee of the Whole Meeting/Work Session – 5:30 p.m. 3rd Tuesday of each month – Regular Business Meeting w/Zoning Hearings – 6:30 p.m. 4th and/or 5th Tuesday of each month – No meeting Click Here for Board Meeting Agendas and Livestream ZONING MEETINGS: The Board of Commissioners shall consider zoning matters as part of the Board’s Agenda of its regular meeting held on the third Tuesday of each month. Changes in the scheduling of any of the above meetings or notifications of Special Called Meetings or Work Sessions will be posted at least 24 hours in advance. All meetings and pre-meetings are open to the public, except for those occasions involving matters that are specifically exempt by the Georgia Open Meetings Law.

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Clayton to Create Digital Equity Plan and Celebrate Digital Inclusion Week

For Immediate Release  September 26, 2022  NEWS RELEASE Clayton to Create Digital Equity Plan and Celebrate Digital Inclusion Week (Clayton County, GA)-Clayton County is in the process of creating a digital equity strategic plan to help close the digital divide for its residents. According to the 2020 Census, approximately 20 percent of nearly 300,000 Clayton County residents do not have access to high-speed internet due to availability or affordability. As a result, the Clayton County Office of Digital Equity is creating a Digital Equity Strategic Plan and conducting a Broadband Feasibility Study to qualify for federal Broadband, Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) grant funding. Funds are expected to be awarded by the end of the year to the State Digital Equity Office that may be used to: Build and Upgrade Broadband Infrastructure.  Create Programs to Assist Eligible Households obtaining High-Speed Internet.  Digital Devices and Technology Skills Training.  The National Digital Inclusion Alliance defines digital equity and inclusion as “a condition in which all individuals and communities have the information technology capacity needed for full participation in our society, democracy and economy.” Digital equity is necessary for civic and cultural participation, employment, lifelong learning, and access to essential services. Clayton County is taking the necessary steps to ensure that citizens are connected and able to navigate the online world and improve their lives because of it.   “We are committed to working together to […]

Atlanta Regional Virtual Hiring Event

Mark your calendars for the WorkSource Georgia – Atlanta Regional Virtual Hiring Event on Wednesday, October 5, 2022 from 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. Email clayton@worksourceatlreg.org to request the link.

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Clayton to Create Digital Equity Plan and Celebrate Digital Inclusion Week

For Immediate Release  September 26, 2022  NEWS RELEASE Clayton to Create Digital Equity Plan and Celebrate Digital Inclusion Week (Clayton County, GA)-Clayton County is in the process of creating a digital equity strategic plan to help close the digital divide for its residents. According to the 2020 Census, approximately 20 percent of nearly 300,000 Clayton County residents do not have access to high-speed internet due to availability or affordability. As a result, the Clayton County Office of Digital Equity is creating a Digital Equity Strategic Plan and conducting a Broadband Feasibility Study to qualify for federal Broadband, Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) grant funding. Funds are expected to be awarded by the end of the year to the State Digital Equity Office that may be used to: Build and Upgrade Broadband Infrastructure.  Create Programs to Assist Eligible Households obtaining High-Speed Internet.  Digital Devices and Technology Skills Training.  The National Digital Inclusion Alliance defines digital equity and inclusion as “a condition in which all individuals and communities have the information technology capacity needed for full participation in our society, democracy and economy.” Digital equity is necessary for civic and cultural participation, employment, lifelong learning, and access to essential services. Clayton County is taking the necessary steps to ensure that citizens are connected and able to navigate the online world and improve their lives because of it.   “We are committed to working together to […]

Clayton County Library System: Understanding Medicare

Join the Clayton County Library System for a Virtual Understanding Medicare Workshop presented by Medicare Specialist Shirley Lloyd on Thursday, October 6, 2022, from 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. via Zoom. To attend, click here:https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82026972597?pwd=WDlyVC85RVVVU2JaQW5NblFjNnpPdz09  #Claytonconnected  

Light The Night

UPDATE: TIME CHANGE   ​Join Clayton County Fire & Emergency Services as we celebrate and recognize all firefighters who have paid the ultimate sacrifice serving their communities by lighting up the light. Special remembrance and honor will be paid to our very own Paramedic Lieutenant Collin Veasley. The ceremony will be Thursday, October 6, 2022, at 7:30 p.m., at the Clayton County Public Safety Memorial Wall, 7911 North McDonough Street, Jonesboro, GA, 30236. #Claytonconnected

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Clayton to Create Digital Equity Plan and Celebrate Digital Inclusion Week

For Immediate Release  September 26, 2022  NEWS RELEASE Clayton to Create Digital Equity Plan and Celebrate Digital Inclusion Week (Clayton County, GA)-Clayton County is in the process of creating a digital equity strategic plan to help close the digital divide for its residents. According to the 2020 Census, approximately 20 percent of nearly 300,000 Clayton County residents do not have access to high-speed internet due to availability or affordability. As a result, the Clayton County Office of Digital Equity is creating a Digital Equity Strategic Plan and conducting a Broadband Feasibility Study to qualify for federal Broadband, Equity, Access, and Deployment (BEAD) grant funding. Funds are expected to be awarded by the end of the year to the State Digital Equity Office that may be used to: Build and Upgrade Broadband Infrastructure.  Create Programs to Assist Eligible Households obtaining High-Speed Internet.  Digital Devices and Technology Skills Training.  The National Digital Inclusion Alliance defines digital equity and inclusion as “a condition in which all individuals and communities have the information technology capacity needed for full participation in our society, democracy and economy.” Digital equity is necessary for civic and cultural participation, employment, lifelong learning, and access to essential services. Clayton County is taking the necessary steps to ensure that citizens are connected and able to navigate the online world and improve their lives because of it.   “We are committed to working together to […]