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Westside Future Fund For media inquiries: Westside Future Fund is involved in the holistic redevelopment of neighborhoods facing the greatest needs, specifically: English Avenue, Vine City, Ashview Heights and the Atlanta University Center. We are focused on creating a diverse mixed-income community, improving quality of life, and elevating and celebrating the Westside’s unique history and culture. media@westsidefuturefund.org

Slide KEY FACTS & FIGURES

Topics you will find inside:

- Community Retention Summary
- Anti-Displacement Tax Fund
- Land-Use Framework Plan
- Transform Westside Summit
- Westside Neighborhoods
- Westside Volunteer Corps
- Westside Community Data Dashboard

DOWNLOAD FACT SHEET Driving change in four impact areas: Mixed-Income Communities, Cradle-to-Career Education, Community Health and wellness, and Safety & Security

Slide Anti-Displacement Tax Fund Launched in April 2017 to protect legacy homeowners from rising property taxes in partnership with Atlanta Habitat for Humanity to paint the homes of legacy residents Learn More 61 homeowners approved (as of September 14, 2018) 202 pre-registration forms received 600 over homes reached through door-to-door efforts to date Brush With Kindness Launched in mid-2017 29 homes painted (as of September 14, 2018)

Slide SAFETY & SECURITY

Worked to support Atlanta Police Foundation with:

• Opening of At-Promise Youth Center in English Avenue; 347 youth served to date

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• Groundbreaking of 10 new homes for police officers (Sept. 2018)

• Westside Blue Security Patrol community engagement

Results:

• 40% reduction in crime since 2016 thanks to leadership of Atlanta Police Foundation, Atlanta Police Department and Office of U.S. Attorney Northern District of GA

• Crime dropped an additional 6% this year in Zone 1

Slide Crime statistics for beats 102 & 103 combined (comparing first six months of 2017 to 2018): 40% Robbery down Burglary down 46% Aggravated assault down 24%

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Browse the full impact report to learn more.

IMPACT REPORT