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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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5 days ago

Commissioner Michelle Long Spears
🗳️ DeKalb County, early voting starts today! Early voting: June 10-14. Election Day: June 18.Here’s who’s on the ballot:DeKalb County CEO:Lorraine Cochran-JohnsonLarry JohnsonCounty Commission District 4:Chakira JohnsonLance HammondsSchool Board District 5:Donna Priest-BrownTiffany Tate HoganState Senate District 55:Randal ManghamIris HamiltonState Court Judge Division A-3:Yolanda MackDionne McGee“We must keep the momentum going and make our voices heard. every vote is crucial in shaping our community’s future,” says Commissioner Michelle Long Dpears. Request your absentee ballots early and use drop box locations or deliver ballots to the DeKalb VRE office by 7 p.m. on Election Day.Early voting: June 10-14. Election Day: June 18.Let’s shape the future of DeKalb together! #BetterTogetherDeKalb #DeKalbVotes #RunoffElection #StayEngaged #YourVoteMatters #DeKalbCounty #Election2024 See MoreSee Less
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5 days ago

Commissioner Michelle Long Spears
🎬✨ District 2 had the incredible opportunity to experience the Sights & Sounds program orientation, and we were absolutely blown away! The facilities and professionals at ATL Plug are truly state-of-the-art, and the students from the previous cohort were articulate and intelligent. What a treasure DeKalb County has with this amazing program! Youth services delivers the some of the BEST programming in DeKalb County!The Sights N’ Sounds program is designed for high school teens passionate about pursuing a career in the arts. This culturally enriched, leadership, and expressive program focuses on four key areas: Film Production, Photography/Videography, Music Production, and Recording. It's an incredible initiative helping participants gain interest and pursue careers in the entertainment field. 🌟Although this cohort is filled. Please contact Youth Services to connect your youth to their programs. We sure hope we’re invited to graduation to see what these youth create. #BetterTogetherDeKalb#DeKalbCounty #SightsAndSounds #ATLPlug #CreativeTeens #FilmProduction #Photography #MusicProduction #Recording #ArtEducation #BetterTogetherDeKalb See MoreSee Less
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5 days ago

Commissioner Michelle Long Spears
🌟 Exciting Week at Central DeKalb Senior Center! 🌟Join us for a week full of enriching programs designed especially for our vibrant senior community. From art and athletics to language instruction and science education, we have something for everyone!🎨 Tuesday, June 11th at 12 PM: Medicare Scams & Prescription Drugs Lunch and Learn Keith Nabb returns with a two-part presentation on the latest Medicare scams and prescription coverage. Sponsored by Affordable Medicare Solutions. Reservations for lunch are required, so please sign up in the lobby.🌲 Thursday, June 13th: Ranger Jonay's Forest Update Our favorite ranger, Jonay, will share new stories and photos about the 120-acre forest at Mason Mill. Get inspired and educated by the beauty of our natural surroundings.📚 Friday, June 14th at 12 PM: Longevity – The Long & Short of It Explore the secrets of living a long and healthy life with George de Man. Learn about the Blue Zones and how to reach advanced age mentally and physically ready to enjoy life to the fullest.Don't miss out on these amazing events! Share this with a senior you love and help them make the most of their week at Central DeKalb Senior Center. 🌟#BetterTogetherDeKalb #SeniorPrograms #CentralDeKalb #MedicareScams #ForestUpdate #Longevity #CommunityEvents #BetterTogetherDeKalb See MoreSee Less
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5 days ago

Commissioner Michelle Long Spears
This Week at District 2 Libraries! 📚✨ Monday: Decatur Library: Come play chess ♟️ or join us for an evening with poet Adele Williams to celebrate her new collection. 📖Brookhaven Library: Add your part to the Choose Your Own Adventure story at the library. 📝Toco Hill Library: Freshen up your English skills. 🇬🇧Tuesday: Decatur Library: Discuss information about debt cases in DeKalb County and get a free consultation. 💼Brookhaven Library: Enjoy Adult Craft Night with Diamond Art Painting. Create your masterpiece and take it home! 🎨Toco Hill Library: Check out Jeffini's Wild West Adventure show, where magic and puppets encourage kids to READ and explore the Wild West. 🤠✨Wednesday: Decatur Library: Learn how to crochet (all levels welcome) and join Lindsay Ellis in conversation with Becky Albertalli. 🧶📚Toco Hill Library: Enjoy a movie with the Adventure Summer Movie Festival – Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. 🎬Thursday: Decatur Library: Get your workout in with a Resistance Bands exercise session. 💪Toco Hill Library: Create something special at the Jewelry with Gin live session—just in time for Father's Day! 💍Friday: Decatur Library: Don’t miss the closing reception for the 2024 Fine Arts Exhibition. This year's theme is "Forced Perspective." 🖼️Saturday: Decatur Library: Engage your senses and develop language and motor skills at Sensory Saturday. 🌟If you haven't already, sign up for summer reading and get a chance to win awesome prizes! All ages welcome. 📚🏆 Remember, DeKalb Libraries are A Place to Grow. We're better together, DeKalb! 🌱❤️ #BetterTogetherDeKalb#DeKalbLibraries #District2Libraries #CommunityEvents #BetterTogetherDeKalb #LibraryLife #SummerReading #ArtsAndCrafts #FamilyFun #LifelongLearning See MoreSee Less
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5 days ago

Commissioner Michelle Long Spears
📸 Class of 2024 Closing Retreat Recap! 🎓 Last Friday and Saturday, June 7-8, I had the incredible honor of joining the Leadership DeKalb Class of 2024 for their Closing Retreat at the Emory Conference Center and Hotel. 🌟 From engaging discussions and inspiring keynote speeches to insightful community service project presentations, the event was truly unforgettable. 💬✨ I was thrilled to be part of a Leadership Fireside Chat with Judge Kimberly K. Anderson and Correggio L. Peagler, Sr., moderated by Adria Welcher. Sharing our experiences and thoughts on leadership was both enlightening and motivating. 🙌 A special shoutout to the Class of 2024 for their hard work on the community service projects: @Omega Support Center (24 Karat Magic)Habitat For Humanity (Good Bones)Jared’s Heart of Success (The 7 Heartbeats)Metro Atlanta Recovery Residences (Magnificent 7)I CARE, Inc. (We Be Bussin’)Peter & Paul’s Place (Class Act)Quality Care For Children (Child Care Crusaders, aka C3)Your dedication and passion for making a positive impact in DeKalb County is truly inspiring! 🌍❤️ The retreat wrapped up with a fantastic dinner, bowling at Wisteria Lanes, and a beautiful Graduation Celebration. 🎉🏅 Thank you to everyone who made this retreat possible, and to the Class of 2024 for your commitment to our community. Let's continue to lead and serve with purpose! 💪 #BetterTogetherDeKalb #LeadershipDeKalb #CommunityImpact #DeKalbCounty #ClassOf2024 #Leadership #Service #Gratitude #MichelleLongSpears See MoreSee Less
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