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Mission: Promoting a safe and healthy environment by helping Georgia communities organize to confront environmental health threats. SAFE/ECO-ACTION serves the general population, but we focus our assistance with communities who are in need of it the most-most often rural residents, people with limited formal education, people with few sources, women, and people of color.

Geographic areas served: Metro Atlanta, Georgia

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SAFE, South Atlanta for the Environment is a community-based organization, neighborhood groups, governmental agencies, businesses and other stakeholders in Neighborhood Planning Unit-V (NPU-V). This collaboration is facilitated by the Environmental Community Action,Inc. (ECO-Action. SAFE partners pledge to share their knownledg, resources, and time, in order to bring about social and environmental justice by protecting their physical health and built environment. Our goals are to:Conduct a multimedia environmental assessment, Design Implement a leadership training institute,Establish environmental priorities, Develop an environmental risk reduction plan,Share lessons learned with other communities, Ensure the sustainability of SAFE beyond the current funding sources. The source of funding for SAFE is a grant United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Community Action for a Renewed Environment (CARE) grant. We are now stepping it up to envolve our youth in the community regular clean-up to beautify where live, work, play and go to school. We have partnered with several of the recycling business in the NPU-V communities and other nonprofits as well. We are in need for your to keep strengthing blighted communities in Atlanta,Georgia we need your endorsement, we need your voice, and your committment to bring change when its needed.