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Mayor Reed to Announce Goal to End Chronic Homelessness among Atlanta’s Veterans
More than 100 homeless veterans housed in 100 days
Posted Date: 9/21/2012 5:00 PM
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Mayor’s Office of Communications 
55 Trinity Avenue, Suite 2500 • Atlanta, Georgia 30303

Sonji Jacobs, Director 
404-330-6558, office 
404-276-6866, cell 
sajacobs@atlantaga.gov 
Reese McCranie, Deputy Director
404-330-6006, office
404-886-2334, cell
rmccranie@atlantaga.gov 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 09/21/12

Media Advisory

Mayor Reed to Announce Goal to End Chronic Homelessness among Atlanta’s Veterans
More than 100 homeless veterans housed in 100 days

 WHO:

Mayor Kasim Reed
Jenifer Turner-Reid, Deputy Network Homeless Coordinator, Veterans Administration
Jake Maguire, Communications Director, 100,000 Homes Campaign
Gwen Charles, Assistant Community Manager, Vineyards of Flat Shoals
Residents of Vineyards of Flat Shoals and formerly homeless veterans

 WHAT:

Mayor Kasim Reed and the Atlanta Veterans Affairs Office will announce on Monday a joint commitment to end chronic veterans’ homelessness in Atlanta by 2013. Additionally, as part of a national campaign with 14 cities, Atlanta was charged with re-housing 100 homeless veterans in 100 days. In partnership with numerous agencies, Atlanta exceeded that goal with 131 chronically homeless veterans moving into permanent supportive housing in Atlanta.

 WHEN:

Monday, September 24, 2012
9:30 a.m.

 WHERE:

Vineyards Apartments
200 Vineyard Walk
Atlanta, GA 30316


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