Student leaders learn about the emergency response operations

by | Nov 4, 2022 | GCAPS, Mayor, News

Our student leadership cohort – the Georgia Civic Awareness Program for students or GCAPS – got a firsthand look at our Emergency Operations Center (EOC) in their most recent class.  

On October 20, the group met at City Hall and came to the EOC to hear from our Emergency Management Agency Deputy Director, Robert McCord. He explained what the EMA does, how they activate when there’s a crisis, and how they work with various government and community organizations. The students had the opportunity to ask questions and get a tour of the facility. 

Each month, The Georgia Civic Awareness Program for Students (GCAPS) teenagers visit a new location in town. The program is for Bibb County Students from every school for them to get an up-close look at our local government and how it operates. To follow their journey, follow the GCAPS page on Facebook. 

About GCAPS 

The Georgia Civic Awareness Program for Students (GCAPS) is conducted by Macon-Bibb County Government under the auspices of the Association of County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG). ACCG is a nonprofit instrumentality of Georgia’s county governments. Formed in 1914 with 19 charter county members, today ACCG serves as the consensus building, training, and legislative organization for all 159 county governments in the state. 

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