Culture

  Throughout the course of history, women have often been underestimated, underrepresented and excluded from opportunities to advance personally and professionally. Despite this, women have excelled in every area of life and contributed to political, cultural and social progress worldwide. Some of the most well-known women...

When we think about celebrating Black history, often, Black civil rights heroes, political figures or groundbreaking entrepreneurs come to mind. But another part of honoring Black History Month is celebrating everyday people in the community whose work may go unnoticed.  History comes in all shapes...

During the second week of October, CHRIS 180 celebrates Atlanta Pride. This time of year brings festivals, parades and a host of enriching activities to advance unity and visibility amongst Atlanta’s LGBTQ+ community. Pride is not just about fun celebrations, it is about supporting the...

Grief is often pushed aside quickly in American culture.  You lose a loved one, you have a funeral or memorial service within a week and people go back to their regular schedules. I’m sure most people reading this have lost one or many loved ones in...

Michelle’s Story When Michelle lost her housing, a friend told her about CHRIS 180 and our Drop-In Center. The Drop-In Center provides a range of free services for youth ages 16-24 who are experiencing homelessness. These services include meals, life coaching, job and housing assistance and...

For Johnny Brown, Fatherhood Session Coordinator at CHRIS 180’s Cure Violence Atlanta program, helping fathers is a calling. “All of us are on this journey of being fathers,” Johnny shared. “We work with participants to learn the life skills to be able to work, stay out...

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