All People's Lives are Culturally Enriched

Arts and cultural organizations, libraries, parks, and recreational facilities have positive economic, social, and quality of life impacts on a community. Vibrant and recreational communities are economic engines in our community that attract businesses and jobs, as well as create job opportunities themselves. It is Fulton County’s responsibility to ensure that residents have access to a variety of quality cultural and recreational activities county-wide.

All People Lives are Culturally Enriched Priority Area Sponsors

The sponsors for the All People Lives are Culturally Enriched priority area provide the vision and leadership needed to develop and drive the initiatives aimed at ensuring the residents of Fulton County are Culturally enriched.
County Commissioners
Commissioner Marvin S. Arrington, Jr.
Marvin S. Arrington, Jr. Esq., serves Fulton County as Commissioner of its new District 5, which encompasses largely unincorporated Fulton County, East Point, East Atlanta and small parts of Union City and College Park.
Chief Officers for Priority Area Departments
Todd Long, Chief Operating Officer
As COO, Mr. Long runs all day-to-day operations of Fulton County’s citizen-facing departments and is ultimately responsible for citizen satisfaction with services and improving efficiency in operations. Culture and Recreation departments reporting to Mr. Long include Arts & Culture, Parks & Recreation, and Library.


Department Heads
Lionell Thomas, Director, Arts & Culture
The Fulton County Arts Council and the Fulton County Department of Arts & Culture serves as Fulton County’s funding agency to support cultural programs and the agency which provides services to Fulton County based nonprofit arts organizations and Fulton County residents.
Tony Phillips, Director, Parks & Recreation
Our mission is to provide a standard of excellence in service, facilities, programs and preservation of resources while working in concert with residents and Fulton County Government’s leadership.
Dr. Gabriel Morley, Director, Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System
The Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System serves as a cultural and intellectual center that enriches the community and empowers all residents with essential tools for lifelong learning.