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Atlanta Council member and others working to tackle homelessness in metro-Atlanta

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    ATLANTA, Ga. (WGCL) — Friday morning, Council member Antonio Brown and others slept outside to bring awareness to metro-Atlanta’s homeless population.

They slept outside at the Covenant House on Johnson Road in Northwest Atlanta.

Organizers said they hope the event will help raise funds and awareness for Covenant House, a shelter for local youth experiencing homelessness.

According to the group, a study conducted by Georgia State University reported there are 3,300 homeless youth in Metro-Atlanta.

Covenant House representatives said Covenant House works to ensure homeless youth have a safe place to sleep, and the youth are provided essential services to help in transition from homelessness to independence.

To donate funds, please contact Covenant House Georgia at 404-589-0163.

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