The Georgia Association of Minority Entrepreneurs, in its efforts to assist and lift up minority-led businesses and entrepreneurs in Georgia, has done many things for the local communities in and around Atlanta. Articles and media for which the organization itself or its board members and volunteers have been featured will be posted here.

National Coalition on Black Civic Participation Invests $1 Million in New Social Justice Institute at Clark Atlanta University

May 2021
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In May of 2021, the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation, of which Thomas W. Dortch, Jr. is a board chairman, decided to invest 1 million dollars in Clark Atlanta University (an HBCU) for their new Social Justice Institute. The new Institute will be named after Mr. Dortch and “will focus on civics education, voting rights, racial, economic, gender and social justice policy research, youth civic leadership development, entrepreneurship and community outreach across the nation.”

CJ Pearson Gives Back to Atlanta Minority-Owned Businesses

June 2020
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During the middle of 2020, CJ Pearson – 17 at the time – was busy raising money for minority-owned businesses in Georgia. In only one week, CJ had raised over $160,000 for his community, $10,000 of which he handed to Wilbourn Sisters Designs’ owners. This money helped the business recover from damages during a riot after the murder of George Floyd. Because of CJ’s hard work and charitable efforts, GAME has been able to create the GAME Relief Fund – an effort to help minority-owned businesses that are struggling financially.

Thomas W. Dortch Jr. Discusses Publication Who’s Who in Black Atlanta

February 2016
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When approached about a piece discussing Who’s Who in Black Atlanta, Thomas W. Dortch Jr. was happy to speak up. In this article, Mr. Dortch, “businessman, civic leader and philanthropist,” explains why he thinks Who’s Who is so important to Atlanta’s black community. Since the publication of this article, Mr. Dortch has become the president and CEO of GAME.

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