In January of 2015, ARC began outreach to metro Atlanta Millennials, ages 18-34, encouraging them to apply to ARC’s new Millennial Advisory Panel. ARC’s board and staff, local governments and community leaders reached out to Millennials in their communities through email and social media campaigns. More than 350 aspiring young leaders from throughout the Atlanta region applied. From this group of applicants, 135 outstanding Millennials were selected for the panel.
ARC’s two youngest board members, Brant Aden and Amol Naik, led the Millennial Advisory Panel as it met with peers and other young leaders from the metro region and attended events that offered unique opportunities to engage with the region’s elected officials. The panel’s purpose is to: