“Able” Mable Thomas
Community Leader and Politician
Community leader “Able” Mable Thomas gave her first speech in an oratorical contest at the Bellwood Unit of the Salvation Army Metro Atlanta Boys & Girls Clubs. Elected to the Georgia General Assembly in 1985 as one of its youngest members, she has since served on the Atlanta City Council and founded the Greater Vine City Opportunities Program for at-risk youth in her community. She is also deeply committed to the Salvation Army Metro Atlanta Boys & Girls Clubs, guiding the organization through the world of local politics and ensuring that youth issues are addressed.