The FEB Intergovernmental and Interagency Collaboration and Community Outreach Council serves as the primary resource for the FEB in matters related to intergovernmental and interagency collaboration and community outreach. The Council collaborates with other Federal, State, and Local entities to identify resources in the form of support, assistance, communication mechanisms, and partnerships to enhance the networks ability to strengthen communication and collaboration among the Atlanta Metro Federal Communities.

This line of business advances local and national initiatives through intergovernmental and interagency collaboration and community outreach. The FEB Intergovernmental and Interagency Collaboration and Community Outreach Council serves as the primary resource for the Atlanta FEB in matters related to intergovernmental and interagency collaboration and community outreach.


ATL Feds Give Life Blood Drive

The American Red Cross remains in the midst of a blood shortage and has issued an ongoing call for blood of types, especially 0 negative. Winter weather and storms continue to impact drives and donations, and Spring Break vacation schedules will decrease collection in the upcoming weeks. There is no substitute for healthy donor blood; no amount of money, medicine or doctor’s skill can save a life when blood is needed. Your 1 pint donation can save up to 3 lives! 62 of the 114 slots for the April ATL Feds Give Life Drive are still available. Your generous, life-saving donation is essential for patient care – every donation counts and every effort matters! Please visit www.redcrossblood.org to schedule your appointment using sponsor code "atfece" and join us THIS WEEK: ATL Feds Give Life Blood Drive Wednesday, April 12 - Thursday, April 13 2nd Floor Conference Rooms B & C 10am – 3pm Walk in donors are welcome! The need is constant. The gratification is instant. Give blood. Thank you for your support!
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CDC Employee Yolanda Dangerfield Receives Life Time Achievement Award for Combined Federal Campaign

On Wednesday January 25, 2017 at 1:00PM during the Greater Atlanta-Athens Combined Federal Campaign Victory Celebration, which was held at the Martin Luther King Jr. Federal Building, 77 Forsyth Street SW, Atlanta. Georgia, CDC employee Yolanda Dangerfield was honored and received the "GREATER ATLANTA - ATHENS COMBINED FEDERAL CAMPAIGN LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD". The LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD marks the first time anyone in the Greater Atlanta-Athens CFC has received such a high honor.  Yolanda Dangerfield was recognized for her outstanding service to CFC that spans over 15 years.  Yolanda Dangerfield's many contributions include but not limited to:
  • Leadership as the CFC Campaign Director in 2000
  • Leadership as the CFC Campaign Director in 2009
  • Collect $4.7 Million in a single campaign season (2009) - The highest total ever collected by the Atlanta CFC
  • Leadership as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Campaign Coordinator for over 10 years
  • Leadership as A Loaned Executive to CFC for over 10 years
  • As a Loaned Executive facilitated collections of greater than $10 Million Dollars (highest ever for a Loaned Executive)
  • As the CFC Campaign Director realized a cost-avoidance of greater than $60,000 in a single budget year (highest ever)
  • Implemented and recommended new fiscal policies for accountability (practices are still in place today)
  • Encouraged and guided hundreds of Division Coordinators, Agency Coordinators, Agency Keyworkers for superior performance
The award was presented to Ms. Dangerfield by Mr. Erville Koehler, 2016 CFC Chair, Dr. Yvette Taylor, 2017 FEB Chair, and Mr. Ron Stephens, who is Executive Director, Atlanta Federal Executive Board. The Atlanta Federal Executive Board's Policy and Steering Committee serves as the Local Federal Campaign Committee (LFCC) which has oversight of the CFC campaign. Mr. Stephens emphasized how deserving Yolanda Dangerfield was to receive this honor and thanked CDC for their continued support of FEB and its initiatives. Please join FEB and CFC in congratulating Yolanda Dangerfield on her outstanding commitment to helping those in need.
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Intergovernmental and Interagency Collaboration and Community Outreach Manager Tamekia Taylor

Meet Intergovernmental and Interagency Collaboration and Community Outreach Manager (LOB3) Tamekia Taylor A former science and mathematics teacher in the Muskegon Heights Public School District, MI, Tamekia is currently a Public Health Analyst at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Ms. Taylor began her career at the CDC as an HHS Emerging Leader intern in 2006, in the Office of Health and Safety. During which time she worked as a safety training administrator; developing, monitoring, and evaluating safety training for CDC staff domestically and internationally. Tamekia now serves as the lead in Strategic Planning and performance management for the Office Safety Security and Asset Management.
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White House Initiative on Asian American Pacific Islander (WHIAAPI)

WHIAAPI Southeast Network works to build relationships with the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community and community-based organizations that support the AAPI population. November 3, 2015 – North Miami, Florida In partnership with the White House Initiative on Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI) – Southern Region, the Asian American Federation of Florida (AAFF) hosted the first WHIAAPI Roundtable on Saturday, October 24 at the NANAY Community Center in North Miami. The purpose of the WHIAAPI Roundtable is to bridge the gap between the AAPI community and the federal government so the local AAPI community would have opportunities to meet various federal agencies for better understanding of federal policies and services as well as to increase AAPI’s participation. Over 50 community leaders and members attended the first WHIAAPI Roundtable representing the Chinese, Filipino, Indian, Japanese, Korean, Nepali, Thai, and Vietnamese communities.
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United States Council on Ending Homelessness: Opening Doors

The Interagency Collaboration & Community Outreach (IC3) Council is working with US Interagency Council on Ending Homelessness 19 federal agencies to end homelessness in region 4. This team is working to eliminate the incidence of homelessness among veterans, families with children, youth, and chronic homeless. united-interagency
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Sustainability: Planning for Federal Sustainability in the Next Decade

The Executive Order 13693 Workgroup is being led by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and General Service Administration (GSA). This group works as a collective to identify and provide guidance on best practices in energy, environmental water, fleet, buildings, and acquisition management for federal agencies in region 4.
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