The Center for Working Families, Inc. Receives U.S Department of Justice Byrne Memorial Planning Grant
Grant will support the development of a community-based approach to crime mitigation in the Peoplestown neighborhood of Atlanta, Georgia.
Atlanta, GA (November 2015) – The Center for Working Families, Inc. with a network of partners has received a $155,522 planning grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to address the root causes of cyclical poverty and crime that continue to plague the Peoplestown neighborhood of Southwest Atlanta. Named The Coalition for the Revitalization of Peoplestown, key partners include the Atlanta Police Department, Mason West Group, The Art of Community and Dr. Keith A. Woods (Emory University).
Community partners include Peoplestown Revitalization Corporation (PRC), The Study Hall, A Trip to Remember, American Friends Service Committee, Talented Tenth, Atlanta Restorative Justice Center, One Step Counseling Center and The Annie E. Casey Foundation.