Box 13, Folder 19, Document 4

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Box 13, Folder 19, Document 4

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The following individu a ls or
groups of individu als are op posed to any more "low rent,"
" public," " t urnkey," or wh a t have -y ou . hou s in g in t h e West,
South we st a nd Southeast sec tions of the City of Atlant a .
The Board of Directors of
the West End B u s in ess Men ' s
As sociation ; the Bo ul der Park
Civic Assoc i at i on ; th e Citi zens
Advisory Com mitt ee o f West
End Urba n Re n ewal~.) severa l
members of Southwest Atlan t a ns for Progress (S W AP ) , in cluding the t w o co - chairmen,
Hev . James Co s t e n and Bob Haver ;
Re v. Hugh B rooks, pastor of
wes t En d Baptist Church; . Ed ga r Schukraft, the spea r head
be hin d t he We st, E nd Urban
Rene w a l Proj e ct; Sta te Rep .
Fred Wi nk l e s o f Sout hwest At l a nt a ; a nd Tom Ox nard, editor
o f th i s n e wspap er .
T here a r e probably mo r e in d iv id u a l s a nd g roups a lso op pos e d , b ut, fr a nkly, we didn ' t
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have the time to get everyone ' s
opinion.
The gene r al opinion is th a t
the a bove - named sections of
Atlanta have a l ready had the ir
p r orata sha r e of this type of
housing .
It is time, NOW, for the
Northside and other sections
of Metropolitan Atlan ta , to get
involved in the socia l problems
of o ur d a y .
In the words of the re so lu tion of the ·West End Business
Men ' s Associat i on :
" We re quest and strongly recommend
that no further public hou s ing
be pl a c ed in Southwes t Atl ant a
until other s e ctions of our City
have take n th e ir pror a ta sh a r e
of publ ic housin g un itso"
Show up a t city hall tod ay
(Thursd ay) a t 2 p . m. in th e
Alderm a nic C h ambe rs to h e ar
y our s e ction of the city be in g '
di s cussed .
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Need we say more?
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