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Atlanta Food Desert

Nov 20, 2019

On any given summer day in Atlanta, a sell-out crowd of about 41,000 fans can come to SunTrust Park and watch the Braves play the great American pastime:  baseball.  But sadly, that same stadium could be filled to capacity more than 12 times over by the 500.

Healing hearts. Inspiring minds.

Aug 27, 2019

As the eldest son of a Kurdish family that fled persecution in Syria, Dr. Heval Mohamed Kelli knows struggle. After living in German refugee camps for six years, his family immigrated to the United States two weeks after 9/11 and settled in one of the Atlanta area ’s poorest communities.