Get Up To $15,000 for Down Payment of Home

The Hardest Hit Fund Down Payment Assistance Program (HHF DPA) provides up to $15,000 in down payment assistance to eligible households purchasing an exixting home in seven of Georgia’s hardest hit counties: Fulton, DeKalb, Clayton, Muscogee, Douglas, Chatham and Bibb. The Hardest Hit Fund Down Payment Program will be ending on October 1, 2020. Last Date for …

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RSC Emergency Services & Resources in DeKalb

Resident Services Corporation has provided a resource guide for DeKalb residents to help in time of need.  This Resource Guide offers at-a-glance information on emergency services and resources in the DeKalb County area. It was created by Resident Services Corporation (RSC) to enable the staff of RSC to help individuals and families seeking assistance. We …

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Coronavirus continues its devesatation in Georgia

A rapidly growing rate of coronavirus infections has Albany under siege. Its main hospital is so overrun with sick and dying patients that nurses at one point had been told to keep working even if they tested positive themselves, and the administration turned to the underground market to try to find essential supplies.  Public officials …

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Census Day 2020 Participating in the census is vital

April 1, 2020 is Census Day. Participating in the census is vital as it determines resources for your community that include: federal funding, congressional representation funding for new schools, hospitals, roads and more. The Census can be completed online, through the mail, or by phone, making it convenient for every citizen to participate. LEARN MORE …

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AN UPDATE ON YOUR NAACP HOUSING COMMITTEE

“AN UPDATE ON YOUR 2020-NAACP HOUSING COMMITTEE”   January 18 was our first planning meeting; the members of the tam have been involved with impacting change in our community.  On Feb. 23rd, the committee members planned an implemented a Community Resource Event, in conjunction with Greenforest Community Baptist Church, Black History month celebration, and the following …

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NAACP Women Recognized For Community Service

Congratulations to Mrs Freda Hammonds and Ms. D. E. Smith (pictured left to right) on their much deserved acknowledgement. The Women’s Legislative Caucus presents the Nikki J Randall Servant Leadership Award to women who exhibit authentic community service. Rep Becky Evans nominated Ms Dee Smith and Rep Karen Bennett nominated Freda Hammonds.

Gov. Kemp Criminalizes Teens with House Bill 994

Georgia Governor, Brian Kemp, has proposed house bill HB994 that would criminalize teenagers and prosecute those teenagers as adults if they can be tied to “gang” activity.  This bill, if passed, would take the legal system two steps backward as it will drastically increase the number of crimes listed under gang activity. Groups including the …

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Coronaviruses Is Coming – Are You Ready?

Coronavirus is definitely coming — here are some tips to help you prevent getting or becoming ill by the virus.  Coronavirus appears to demonstrate a similar pathology as other respiratory viruses; such as Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), and the endemic human strain (HCoV). The viruses listed above can remain …

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