Sunday, August 9, 2009

Strengthening Families.

Announcing: Strengthening Families: Community Stabilization and Healthy Housing Summit

WHEN: Saturday, August 29, 2009, 8 A.M. to 5 P.M.

WHERE: The Atlanta Civic Center
395 Piedmont Avenue, NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30308

PURPOSE: To educate and empower families and communities to utilize the American Recovery and Re-Investment Act of 2009 stimulus funds and other resources to improve their quality of life, to connect with and discuss green jobs, home ownership and purchasing HUD housing, avoiding foreclosures, loan modification, weatherizing your residence, homelessness, employment, healthy families and healthy living; encouraging responsible fatherhood, building healthier families; avoiding health hazards, and exploring and sharing resources and building the new green economy.

SPECIAL SESSION: Designed for faith/community based organizations on effective grant writing. This session is for existing organizations that want to learn about accessing funding resources, and/or new organizations wanting information on: writing grant applications for federal, public and private funding.

TARGET AUDIENCE: Interested individuals and families, faith/community based organizations, family and community coalitions, youth and fatherhood programs, public and private sectors, community coalitions, colleges and universities, Head Start and Community Action Agencies, State and local human services agencies, children, youth, and families and practitioners from various disciplines.

PARTNERS: The Green City Development Group and federal, state an local partners including, Federal Housing Administration (HUD), Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Energy, Georgia Lead Poison Prevention Program; Georgia Department of Community Affairs and Department of Labor, Department of Veterans Affair, Economic Development Administration, The Center for Working Families, Small Business Administration, Morris Brown Research Institute and Luther Judson Price High School Alumni.

CONTACT: Please pre-register. For flyer and specific agenda information please visit,
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or by phone to Labor of Love Ministries at 404-447-2773.