https://www.11alive.com/amp/article?section=sports&subsection=local&headline=homeless-at-hartsfield-jackson-now-finding-shelter-and-a-future-with-hope-atlanta&contentId=85-579769252 Author: William Liss Published: 08/03/18 HOPE ATLANTA relocating Atlanta homeless who come to the airport on the last trains of the evening (MARTA), to spend the night, to downtown Atlanta shelters, with many given permanent housing and enrolled in training programs. Atlanta, Georgia — ATLANTA — A follow-up to a story we first told you about in March, when Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport instituted a new program restricting entrance to the Airport terminals from 11 p.m.…
Although racial disparities have long been documented, the report said, research and policy discussions have lagged. “The homeless sector has offered colorblind solutions to a problem that requires an acute focus on racial equity to solve,” the authors wrote.
The popular annual event will mark four decades of bringing the latest products and services for the home and landscape to Atlanta, sparking countless home improvement projects throughout the metro area and beyond. View article here: http://www.mdjonline.com/neighbor_newspapers/northside_sandy_springs/spring-atlanta-home-show-returns-marking-years/article_e82d5a1a-26e7-11e8-b16b-cf99135e280c.html
Thirty local non-profit organizations will participate in the hotel’s Third Annual Festival of Trees, a charitable event sponsored by the hotel and other Atlanta-area businesses. Last year the display raised over twenty-three thousand dollars for twenty local non-profits combined in its second year! To view the entire press release, click here.
Public asked to vote, $15,000 in total given to top three nonprofits To view the entire press release, click here.
In this segment by TV Gwinnett, HOPE Atlanta’s SSVF program is highlighted for its work with Atlanta’s veterans. To view the video, click here.
HOPE Atlanta Deputy Director was interviewed for this piece on homeless in Atlanta published today by the Atlanta Journal Constitution. “There are (homeless) encampments where there are entire mini-cities,” said Anna Foote, deputy director of Hope Atlanta, which finds housing and provides services for the homeless in 29 counties. For the entire article, click here.
The Good Works Show Although homeless individuals and families all share the common issue of not having a stable place to live, their back stories are incredibly varied and diverse HOPE Atlanta understands these complexities, and works with the homeless population of the city to meet them where they are, and focus on their individual needs. Their mission of providing a comprehensive approach to address homelessness and provide solutions that promote lifelong stability has been…