The Beloved Community Inc.(TBCI) focuses on the building of a healthy and sustainable community by engaging with all facets of what and who make up a healthy, sustainable community. Modeling its non-profit mission on the beliefs and visions of Dr Martin Luther King, Jr. its members works in partnership with residents, elected officials, Atlanta city departments, private non-profit organizations, Atlanta public safety departments., developers and local businesses to create and maintain a healthy and sustainable community. TBCI is committed to championing the Westside Future Fund umbrella philosophy regarding redevelopment of the Atlanta, GA historic Westside: "The Answer to Gentrification: Building the Beloved Community". In this context the focus has been towards education about the Westside Land Use Framework Plan
, what are the elements of a beloved (healthy, sustainable) community, actions and activities that will build the design vision of the Plan. Its current priority is the English Avenue Brawley/Alexander district. The Beloved Community, Inc. chose as a tool to do this building the National Night Out Project 365.NATIONAL NIGHT OUT PROJECT 365
National Night Out is a community-police awareness-raising event in the United States, held the first Tuesday of August . National Night Out is a community-police awareness-raising event in the United States, held the first Tuesday of August. Introduced in 1994, Project 365 is a targeting component of the National Night Out program that helps communities identify specific problem areas and then work to resolve these problems over the next 365 days. The project begins on the annual National Night Out celebration day Tuesday, August 6, 2019 and ends 365 days later, Tuesday, August 4, 2020.
SPECIFIC PROJECT AREA: Brawley/Alexander Business Corridor focusing on achievement of the transformation of the corridor as outlined in our Westside Land Use Framework Plan, adopted by Atlanta City Council, December, 2018, . This effort will address the aspect of the plan as defined on Page 64, Objective 1.3m bullet #2; and 1.4. Pages 68-70. The priority focus for 2019-2020 will continue to be on pedestrian safety and area health and cleanliness. This effort will be augmented by Project 365 Partners' arts and culture programming.