On October 6, 2021, GEEARS: Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students, The Junior League of Atlanta, and PAACT: Promise All Atlanta Children Thrive hosted the Atlanta Mayoral Candidates’ Virtual Forum.

The virtual forum highlighted the opportunities and ideas that candidates for Mayor have to ensure that Atlanta is a city in which all young children and their families can thrive. Candidates addressed questions about health, child care and Pre-K, trauma, family engagement, and more. 

This forum was hosted at the studios at Georgia Public Broadcasting.

Election Information

The City of Atlanta’s general election will occur on November 2, 2021. Atlanta residents must be registered to vote within the City of Atlanta by October 4, 2021.

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2021 Mayoral Candidates

The following candidates are not pictured due to lack of public photos: Nolan English, Walter Reeves, and Glenn Wrightson.

NOTE: All registered candidates were invited. GEEARS, The Junior League of Atlanta, and PAACT are nonpartisan, nonprofit organizations. This forum is for educational purposes only; we do not endorse candidates.