Courtney English

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Courtney English

Courtney English is a candidate for Atlanta City Council President. English is an Atlanta native. He began serving on the Board of Education at 24 and helped to increase the graduation rate at Atlanta schools. 


  • Looks to increase economic growth and opportunity, in part to slow crime


  • Plans to work to remove illegal weapons and fight violent crime
  • Improved the Office of Safety and Security to work in APS to reduce violence and resolve conflicts

Social equity

  • Supports turning schools into stronger schools for all students
  • States that he will invest in underserved communities


  • Prioritizes affordable housing for residents
  • Accomplished making vacant schools into affordable housing
  • Led an eviction relief effort during the start of COVID-19


  • Plans to increase the number of bike lanes and walking paths

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