Peachtree & Pine: The Atlanta Shelterless Project is a multi-media compilation combining hard statistics and compelling cinematography to tell the story of shelterless-ness in the city of Atlanta, GA.
The closing of a shelter and the disposal its dependents, a small example of a wider issue in the city.
Though the issue of shelterless-ness is real and continuous, so is the fight against it. Large corporations and grassroots organizations alike band together, sometimes daily, to combat the ills of street dwelling.
The pandemic caused by the Coronavirus has plagued almost every socioeconomic group on the planet, but those without an address in Atlanta face particularly concerning hurdles.
Many of us are blind to the hostile architecture around Atlanta. Whether you’re strolling in a park or driving through an underpass, you’ve no doubt seen the obstacles that are intentionally placed in the way of our shelterless citizens.
Atlanta is known for many things: Its vibrant and thriving music and entertainment scene, its storied civil rights history and progressive will, and of course, its failing sports teams. But one oft-overlooked population of the city is its shelterless population. For the past two years, the city’s shelterless population has trended upward. Yet, little has…