League Leader: Rachel Hollar
Rachel is a Mercer University graduate, with a B.A. in Social Entrepreneurship, Psychology, and Spanish. After graduation, she served one year as an English instructor in Thailand through Teach Thailand Corps. Rachel is the Affiliate Coordinator for Susan G. Komen Central Georgia and has been involved in several community development and revitalization initiatives since she returned to Macon in 2013. Rachel lives downtown and loves that work, food, and fun are all within walking distance.
In 2014, the Macon League of Creative Interventionists received a Partner in Progress award from Newtown Macon and the Macon Telegraph says the League is "creating a fresher, more vibrant Middle Georgia."
Walk Your City
Cotton St Murals
After a movie set explosion accident, the Macon League chapter came together with other local organizations to help paint murals on the boarded up storefronts to let people know they were open for business. Read more at WMAZ. Photos from GPB.
The Macon chapter asked residents to create Macon Haikus with the prompt "Macon is..." Completed haikus were displayed in the window of a vacant storefront along with temporary seating.
Press: Knight Foundation Blog