Box 9, Folder 24, Document 20

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CITY OF .ATLANTA.
IVAN ALLEN, JR., MAYOR
R. EARL LANDERS, Admini strative Assist ant
MRS . ANN M. MOSES, Executive Secretary
DAN E. SWEAT, JR ., Director of Governm ental Liaison
NEWS RELEASE
CITY HALL
ATLANTA, GA. 30303
Tel . 522-4463 Area Code 404
FOR USE UPON RECE IPT
May 6, 1968
Atla nta I s Mayor I van Allen, Jr. , toda y made the follow ing
state xne nt w ith regard to the antici pa ted arr i va l h ere on Thursda y
of the par ticipa nt s in the Poor P e ople ' s M a rch.
"I h ave asked Mr . Albert Bows , Pr es ident of the Atlanta
Cha rnbe r of Corn.merce; Dr. H a rm on Moore, E xecutive Dir ector
of th e Chri s tia n Council of Metropolita n Atla nta ; and Chief
Herbe rt T . J enkins , to se r ve as a City Coordinating Committee ,
to confe r a t onc e w ith offici a l s of the Southern Ch_ristia n L eadership Confere nc e a nd l oca l r e p res enta tives of the M e tr opol ita n
Atla nta Summ it L ead e rship Congres s .
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Thi s coordina ting committee w ill s e cure i n fo rrna tion
r egardin g arr i val a n d d e pa rture tin1es , m arch ro u t es a nd s u c h
requir ement s as m ee ting p l a c e s , hou s ing a nd food, and then
m ake r ecornn.1.end a tions for s u c h ass i s tance as m ight b e n ee d e d
fr om the cornmm'l ity .
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The city g o vernme nt w ill m a k e eve ry e ff ort to prov ide
a d e qua t e cit y serv i c e s , al'1cl I u rg e organi Y-a t ions and cit ize n s t o
coope r a t e in t hi s effo r t.
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