The PAD Initiative is featured on the TODAY show’s Walk In My Shoes web series. Watch the video now!
Pre-Arrest Diversion Initiative successfully diverts 99 people from arrest. In 2019 alone, the Atlanta Police Department hasconnected 28 individuals with services instead of sending them to jail for quality of life offenses. In the first four months of 2019… 24 referrals from APD Zone 5 4 referrals from
Dear PAD Partners and Supporters, I’m writing to celebrate the start of a new chapter in Atlanta’s history. Leading up to Super Bowl LIII, we were nervous. But our partners stepped up.
Super Bowl VIII activities have begun. Nearly a million people are expected to pour into downtown Atlanta over the next 10 days for this major event. What can we do to reduce the harm of Super Bowl activity?
Pre-Arrest Diversion Initiative successfully diverts 70 people (and counting) in our first year.
Cold weather shelters We are saddened to learn that one of our downtown neighbors was found unresponsive near Five Points station on Tuesday night. While the cause of death is still undetermined, cold temperatures pose a dangerous threat for community
How will you show your love for ATL this #GivingTuesday? Read this letter from our executive director Mokí Macias on why you should support PAD for #GAgives this season…
Street Saviors: How Atlanta is helping—not jailing—the homeless, mentally ill, and addicted PAD is honored to be featured in the June 2018 issue of Atlanta Magazine! Learn more about our work through the eyes of our fearless Care Navigator Robby Ivy.
Funding, diversions, and our growing team. The Pre-Arrest Diversion Team has big news that we couldn’t wait to tell you. Read our entire summer 2018 newsletter here.
Spring Greetings! To keep your inbox clutter-free and our content full of exciting updates, the Atlanta/Fulton County Pre-Arrest Diversion (PAD) newsletter will be released on a quarterly basis. Check out below for agency & participant updates, an overview of PAD, and