The Atlanta vibe of radical hospitality permeates a residential setting for the ATL Zacchaeus Fellows. Following in the faith and footsteps of those who walked here before us, we are all about restoration of authenticity, relationship, justice, and honoring giftedness.
Atlanta, a city of over 6 Million, houses many cultural communities. Clarkston, one of 9 global Refugee Resettlements, is a vibrant part of greater Atlanta. It is known as the most diverse square mile in America, where fifty nationalities’ religions, politics, cultures, and lifestyles interrelate to build a rich community. Atlanta is a place of “story” with corridors of the city undergoing efforts to preserve our rich Latinx and Asian heritage.
Civil Rights landmarks dot Atlanta, including: the Center for Civil and Human Rights, the Birth Home of Dr. Martin Luther King, APEX Museum of History on the Civil Rights Trail, the King Center, the International Civil Rights Walk of Fame and the Oakland Cemetary. Jimmy Carter’s Presidential Library and Museum are on Atlanta’s John Lewis Freedom Parkway.
Atlanta is a classic American experience with well-preserved historic and cultural landmarks from the Roaring 20’s Art Deco style Fox Theatre and the famous Varsity Chili Dog – to the birthplace of Coca Cola, and Centennial Olympic Park with its SkyView Ferris Wheel, nearby Georgia Aquarium, The Woodruff Arts Center, the Giant Pandas of the Atlanta Zoo, light displays of the Atlanta Botannical Gardens and the Atlanta Beltline. Atlanta is also a world class sports city-Home of the Atlanta Falcons, Atlanta United, Atlanta Hawks, AND THE 2021 WORLD SERIES CHAMPIONS-THE ATLANTA BRAVES.
Atlanta is home to 16 Fortune 500 companies - including Home Depot, UPS, Delta Airlines and Coca Cola - and is a hub for startups, healthcare, IT, and Marvel Studios.
Atlanta is a leading city in fashion design/shopping and offers a vibrant night life.