When it comes to access to mental health services, Georgia ranks almost last in the nation.
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Initiative aims to help young mothers find housing after homelessness
An elderly widow who’s for years lived in a shed on Atlanta’s Westside is soon to become a “grandmotherly figure” at a new home where young mothers will come to take refuge from life on the streets, according to MicroLife Institute executive director Will Johnston.
Column: CHRIS 180 opens new center, doubling services for disadvantaged youth
CHRIS 180 celebrated the grand-opening of its new Center of Excellence for Training, Education and Connections on July 23 at its campus on Fayetteville Road in DeKalb County.
Building Community Through Partnership
Intro by John Ahmann: Thanks to Kathy Colbenson, President & CEO of CHRIS 180, for this week’s column. Chris 180 is a critical organization in our Westside ecosystem as we collectively work to build a community Dr. King would be proud to call home. The trauma and mental health care counseling support they provide is […]
The More We, The More I Can Do
By John Ahmann, Executive Director, Westside Future Fund Last Saturday, as I visited the different booths of the At-Promise Block Party, sponsored by the Atlanta Police Department (APD), the phrase “the more we, the more I can do,” sprung into my mind. As I walked the block of Cameron Alexander, closed for the celebration, I was […]