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= oa ee . J. C. JOHNSON DIRECTOR
Leung, ‘ita Maeve (404) 577-5200
July 22, 1969
This is the first of a series of newsletters to be distributed to
every resident of the Model Cities area in an attempt to give
information about the activities of the Model Cities Program. Many
(residents have participated in the planning and helped shape the
program. Much work has been done already and much work yet remains
to be done. Continuous planning is required for the balance of
Your help is needed. Won't you lend your support and your ideas
to the Model Cities Program?
The Atlanta Housing Authority's Model Cities Office will be the first
agency to move into the multi-purpose service center the week of
Monday, July 28. There will be 2 buildings in the center. The other
building will open about the week of August 4. Location for the
center is the corner of Georgia and Capitol Avenues. When completed,
a total of 10 agencies will help you with problems such as getting
training and jobs, new housing, welfare services, counseling, voca~-
tional rehabilitation, and other services. All residents of the
Model Cities area are eligible to receive benefits from the center.
Model Cities and the Atlanta Board of Education are expecting to
start 11 projects in 1969. Among these are:
Construction of a Middle School for approximately 1800 children in
6th, 7th, and 8th grades.
Pre-School Program for 4 year olds.
Extended Day Program for 5 years old and up.
Community School Program for adults.
For further information, contact your neighborhood representative
on the Education Committee.:
The Model Cities Steering Committee is now developing a plan to spend
$74,000 recently made available by the U. S. Office of Economic Op-'
portunity. The money will be used for training of residents. If
you have suggestions for training needs please contact the Steering
Committee representative or Deacon Peters, Chairman of Steering
Committee (after 3 p.m. at the Sum-Mec EOA Center, 577-1351).
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