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You have reached the ATLANTA 1996 official web site. Here we hope to inspire true passion in those striving to continue the legacy of the Atlanta 1996 Centennial Olympic Games.

Since 2002, over 2,000 athletes from 53 nations have competed and trained with ATLANTA 1996.

ATLANTA 1996 is a Member of the World Union of Olympic Cities (WUOC) and represents the City of Atlanta at the WUOC.

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Happy Birthday Ambassador Andrew YOUNG
Happy Birthday Ambassador Andrew YOUNG

From the ATLANTA 1996 Team

Atlanta, GA (March 12, 2014)
The ATLANTA 1996 Team wishes Ambassador Andrew YOUNG a Happy Birthday. Today the ATLANTA 1996 is what it is thanks to Ambassador Andrew YOUNG's unflinching support for the past 12 years. For the past 12 years, Ambassador Andrew YOUNG has served as the ATLANTA 1996 Co-Chairman. Thank you so much.

Congratulations Elana MEYERS on winning an Olympic Silver Medal at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games
Congratulations Elana MEYERS on winning an Olympic Silver Medal at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games

Welcome back to Georgia

Douglasville, Georgia (February 24, 2014)
Welcome back to Georgia Elana. Once again, congratulations from Ambassador Andrew Young and the entire ATLANTA 1996 Team to you and Lauryn Williams on winning the Silver medal in bobsled at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games. Peace & Blessings, The ATLANTA 1996 Team — with Elana Meyers and Lauryn Williams.

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014
HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014

From the ATLANTA 1996 Team

Atlanta, USA (January 1, 2014)
The ATLANTA 1996 Team wishes a very HAPPY NEW YEAR 2014 to all our friends, colleagues, and partner institutions around the world. PEACE & BLESSINGS!

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ALSTON & BIRD and the ATLANTA DITC
ALSTON & BIRD and the ATLANTA DITC

New Headquarters and General Counsel

Atlanta, USA (January 5, 2010)

Alston & Bird LLP is providing the ATLANTA DITC its new corporate headquarters while James G. FARRIS, Jr. Esq. with Alston & Bird will serve as General Counsel to the ATLANTA DITC and Forging New Tomorrows, Inc. (FNT).

United States Congressman John LEWIS meets the ATLANTA DITC CEO and the COO
United States Congressman John LEWIS meets the ATLANTA DITC CEO and the COO

Atlanta, USA (September 1, 2009)

Congressman John LEWIS (Georgia’s 5th Congressional District) -- met with the ATLANTA DITC CEO and the COO.  After a brief overview of ATLANTA DITC’s sponsored ATLANTA LEGACY NIGHT during the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, the discussion focused on the ATLANTA DITC Scholarship Appropriation that was part of the Omnibus Bill signed into law by President Bush on December 26, 2007 as well as Congressman John LEWIS sponsored ATLANTA DITC Infrastructure FY 2010 Appropriation request for the John H. Lewis SAC at Morris Brown Collegeused for the ATLANTA DITC Team Handball Program.
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