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12 Dec

WARREN SMITH NAMED BOARD CHAIR

  For Immediate Release: December 12, 2017         LEADERSHIP TRANSITION AT ATLANTA TASK FORCE FOR THE HOMELESS TO STRENGTHEN NEW DIRECTION: WARREN SMITH NAMED BOARD CHAIR   ATLANTA, GA – In its last meeting of 2017, the Board of Directors of the Atlanta Task Force for the Homeless (ATFH) accepted the retirement of its Board chair, Charles Steffen, Ph.D., and then named one of its members, Warren Smith, as the next Board chair, effective January 1, 2018. Steffen has served the ATFH and the Board for 8 years...

29 Nov

The Metro Atlanta Task Force For The Homeless To Benefit From Comedy Show Dec. 1

ATLANTA (Nov. 27, 2017) –  If laughter is the best medicine, then comedy patrons can expect a huge dose when top performers take to the stage Dec. 1 for a program to benefit the Metro Atlanta Task Force for the Homeless (Task Force), the first voice of advocacy for the homeless in Atlanta.  The program will be held at the Red Light Café, at 8:30 p.m., 553-1 Amsterdam Ave., N.E., Atlanta 30306. “We are most appreciative for this fundraising effort involving...

27 Nov

Task Force Prepares for Move from Peachtree-Pine, Next Chapter

By Maggie Lee With the closure of its Peachtree-Pine shelter, the Metro Atlanta Task Force for the Homeless is moving, probably to the west side, and it’s going to be about services for people who find themselves homeless, said its executive director. Carl Hartrampf said the next chapter for the organization is coming out of the services that they’ve provided at the shelter. Carl Hartrampf, executive director of the Metro Atlanta Task Force for the Homeless, said Wednesday at Cascade United Methodist Church...

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/ ...

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