HOPE Atlanta

HOPE Atlanta is dedicated to the prevention of homelessness in our community and combating it where it arises.

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50 Facts About Domestic Abuse

Sunday was the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Womenand the launch of this year’s 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence. In the time it takes me to write this paragraph, 26 people — given our statistics probably all women — will be assaulted by an intimate partner in the U.S. In the roughly 48 hours between my writing and posting, at least six women in the US and hundreds if not…

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Under the Bridge: A look at Atlanta’s homeless communities

ATLANTA — In Metro Atlanta, on any given day, there are more than 2,400people – men, women and children – without a home. When the city settles down to sleep, so do they. For many, the safest shelter they can find is beneath one of Atlanta’s bridges. For the past six months, Jimmy has called Metropolitan Parkway home. He has set up his “condominium” directly beneath Interstate 20, complete with an old mattress, broom, city…

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