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“I am here to listen to, work with, and represent YOU. We are better together for DeKalb.”
Commissioner Michelle Long Spears – District 2

Welcome to District 2 of DeKalb County

Welcome to District 2 in DeKalb County.  DeKalb is comprised of diverse and vibrant neighborhoods, cultures, people, furry friends and businesses.  My office and staff are here for you to be a resource, answer your questions, and connect you to county services.  We look forward to hearing from and working with you to build a safer, greener and more prosperous DeKalb.

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“As I have traveled the county and the district, many of you have shared your hope for and need of a more efficient, responsive, and transparent local government. I hope this website serves as a resource to do exactly that and communicates our desire to effectively serve you! Please reach out if we can assist you in connecting with the right people and departments to address your needs.”

-Michelle Long Spears

District 2 Priorities: The D2 Team has identified several priorities for the coming year. From housing to homelessness, parks to trails, animals services, infrastructure, planning and funding needs – and everything in between, we are working hard to be good stewards of public resources for District 2 and DeKalb County. Sign up for my monthly newsletter to learn more about our progress.

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What a magical day. My garden sure is looking SPRINGY thanks to this lovely event! Wylde Center ROCKS! See MoreSee Less
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5 days ago

Commissioner Michelle Long Spears
🌟 Exciting Week Ahead at Central DeKalb Senior Center! 🌈 Here's what's happening from April 15th – April 20th: 🔶 Tuesday (4/16) – Senior Fitness Sponsored by Commissioner Michelle Long Spears! Join exercise physiologist Lisa Gray from Emory Decatur for a session of strength training, stretching, flexibility, and nutrition tips. Let's stay fit and fabulous together! 🔷 Wednesday (4/16) – Speed Dating at 1:30pm! Don't miss this fun two-part event to make friends, have a laugh, and who knows? You might even snag a date! 🔶 Friday (4/19) – EVOLUTION: The Greatest Theme of All. Explore the wonders (and maybe the horrors) of Charles Darwin's revolutionary concept with George de Man. It's a journey into the intriguing world of evolution! Plus, enjoy other exciting activities like copper jewelry making, tai chi, Italian lessons, Zumba, trivia, and more throughout the week! Get ready for a week filled with learning, laughter, and connections at Central DeKalb #bettertogetherdekalbu#commissionermichellelongspearsc#dekalbcountyd2elle#seniorcenterfunl#communityeventsn#stayactiven#centraldekalbseniorcenterive #CentralDeKalbSeniorCenter See MoreSee Less
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🌿🌻 What an amazing weekend at the Wylde Center Plant Sale & Legacy Community Day at Decatur's Legacy Park! Commissioner Michelle Long Spears had a blast celebrating nature, community, and the fantastic non-profits in District 2 and beyond! 🎉 The festivities were incredible: Members enjoyed exclusive shopping on Friday evening.Saturday was a blast with the plant sale open to the public, along with Legacy Community Day featuring local vendors, food trucks, and a lively atmosphere!Sunday kept the excitement going with the plant market open all day.Legacy Park was buzzing with positive energy and community spirit. It was a joy to see everyone soaking up the sun and supporting our local organizations. Special shouts to my friends Leanne and Iyabo from @compassionateatl – stay tuned for Compassion Con this fall. We’re so excited to be a part of a new landscape dedicated to pets!!!Also to Madeline Henner, the Executive Director at Legacy Park for always thinking outside the box and bringing communities and organizations together in a beautiful way. Last but not least – thank you to Trellis Horticulture Therapy Alliance. Trellis uses the power of gardening and nature to enrich the lives of people living with disabilities by providing purpose, fostering independence, and creating community. We are proud to have alloyed ARP funds for their Ability Garden Program which is a fully wheelchair accessible garden and greenhouse designed and constructed by Trellidbabd its volunteers. The Ability Garden is located at Callanwolde Fine Arts Center. Thank you to everyone who came out and made this event a huge success! Stay tuned for more exciting community gatherings in District 2. Together, we're making our community even more vibrant and connected! 🌳🌞 #bettertogetherdekalb #commissionermichellelongspears #dekalbcountyd2 #LegacyCommunityDay #WyldeCenterPlantSale #CommunityEngagement #District2Events See MoreSee Less
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6 days ago

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🌸📚 Looking for springtime fun and growth opportunities? 🌱 Check out what’s happening at our District 2 libraries this week! From Brookhaven Library, Decatur Library, to Toco Hills Avis G Williams Library, they’re bursting with exciting programs to help you blossom as a reader, creative, and awesome DeKalb County resident! 🌼 📖 Dive into book club gatherings, enjoy film screenings, and explore fun take-and-make activities for little ones to teens. There’s something for everyone to enjoy and learn at our vibrant libraries! We’re incredibly proud of our libraries and all they offer to our community. As Commissioner Michelle Long Spears, I’m thrilled to see the spirit of spring embraced through these engaging programs. Remember, the DeKalb County Public Library’s vision is a place to grow, and our motto is that we’re #bettertogetherdekalb. So grab a friend, a grandkid, a parent, or simply yourself, and visit a library near you! 🌷 Let’s grow and thrive together! #DeKalbLibraries #SpringFun #CommunityEngagement #BetterTogetherDeKalb #LibraryLove #DCPL #commissionermichellelongspears #district2 #dekalbcountyd2 #takeandmake #decaturlibrary #brookhavenlibrary #tocohillslibrary See MoreSee Less
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