Posts tagged with "Charter for Compassion"

Dear Decaturish – A compassionate city is an uncomfortable city

Posted by Dena Mellick May 15, 2015

We accept letters to the editor. All letters must be signed and are typically 400 to 800 words in length. We reserve the right to edit letters for length and content. To send your letter to the editor, email it to Dear Decaturish, In response to the May 5th article, “Decatur racial profiling concerns […]

Decatur racial profiling concerns folded into larger discussion about diversity

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt May 5, 2015

Allegations of racial profiling by Decatur Police got the City Commission’s attention. But rather than address the issue on its own terms, the commission has expanded the discussion. A city consultant, The Art of Community, has put together a Leadership Circle of residents and city employees. The group has been meeting since last year, according […]

Compassion – Decatur signs charter

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 9, 2014

Decatur, GA is now officially a Compassionate City. City Commissioners approved a resolution to that effect during their April 7 meeting and also signed the Charter for Compassion. And what is the Charter for Compassion? The Charter for Compassion website humbly suggests that it’s, “The best idea humanity has ever had …” The charter is […]

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