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This author Mel Dowdell has created 7 entries.

19 Oct

Settlement Reached to Close Peachtree-Pine Shelter – ending more than a decade of discord

SaportaReport, June 22, 2017 – “Settlement Reached to Close Peachtree-Pine Shelter – ending more than a decade of discord”: Notable mention in the article states that United Way and the Jack Hardin as devoting a $50 million investment on homeless issues. Full article: http://saportareport.com/settlement-reached-close-peachtree-pine-homeless-shelter-ending-decade-discord/ ...

19 Oct

Settlement Likely Imminent, Task Force Shelter Expected to Close

Atlanta Progressive News, June 21, 2017 – “Settlement Likely Imminent, Task Force Shelter Expected to Close”: The article discusses the amount of the settlement at $9.7 million to the Task Force, as well as the Task Force vacating the Peachtree property.  The article villainized CAP, Manny Fialkow, the City of Atlanta, as well as others, as conspiring to sabotage the shelter over a period of several years.  It also states that many of the Task Force board members resigned including...

19 Oct

Settlement reached to close Peachtree-Pine homeless shelter

Atlanta Business Chronicle, June 22, 2017 – “Settlement reached to close Peachtree-Pine homeless shelter- ending more than a decade of discord”: Article reports on the settlement and mentioned the agreement that the Task Force must vacate the premises by August 28.  Full article here: http://saportareport.com/settlement-reached-close-peachtree-pine-homeless-shelter-ending-decade-discord/ ...

18 Oct

Cincinnati Health Care Disparity

We are working with a health care disparity group in Cincinnati opposing major expansion into an African American community. I think you will see many parallels to the housing situation in Atlanta and how economic developments displaces more then it builds neighborhoods. I found his comments cogent and relevant.  He names the African American City Council members who tried to draw the line at the end. ...

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