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Deborah Richardson

Column: Coalition launches three-year plan to fight human trafficking

As published in the Atlanta Business Chronicle on June 15, 2018

Combating human trafficking in metro Atlanta has become a top priority, especially with the anticipation of the city’s hosting of the 2019 Super Bowl.

The Metro Atlanta Anti-Human Trafficking Coalition is a three-year plan being implemented by the International Human Trafficking Institute, one of two institutes affiliated with the Center for Civil and Human Rights.

Russ Hardin, James Quincey Mayor Bottoms

Atlanta Police Foundation gets $2 million Coca-Cola pledge to fight crime

At the Atlanta Police Foundation’s Crime is Toast breakfast Tuesday morning, Coca-Cola CEO James Quincey announced that the company was making a $2 million gift to the foundation’s upcoming Vision Safe Atlanta campaign.

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms also announced both she and Quincey had agreed to co-chair the Atlanta Police Foundation’s $35 million capital campaign, which will build at least one new @Promise Youth Center on the Southside along Metropolitan Avenue.