Janis L. Ware has practical, hands-on and well-documented experience in the field of low-and moderate-income housing and community economic development. As such, she has served the citizens of the metropolitan Atlanta area for more than 40 years.
Additionally, a multi-talented and dynamic entrepreneur, Janis is the Publisher of The Atlanta Voice Newspaper that has served the Atlanta community since 1966. It provides news and information on matters of concern to the African American community. Janis began working for the paper after college and took over the organization after the death of her father, J. Lowell Ware in 1991. The Atlanta Voice has transitioned to online coverage, electronic distribution and digital content production. The Atlanta Voice has served Metropolitan Atlanta for over 53 years.