IMAN Atlanta was founded in 2016 and emerged out of years of organizing and base-building in Atlanta’s West End neighborhood.
The organization models an integrative approach that employs holistic interventions to address a spectrum of structural and systemic injustices impeding a dignified quality of life for people in marginalized communities.
The Green ReEntry program offers Atlanta’s returning citizens holistic support including transitional housing, spiritual development, basic education, life skills instruction, on-the-job construction training, and job placement support.
IMAN staff and leaders continue to advocate for criminal justice reform, refugee rights, children’s rights, and engage community members during weekly Grassroots Power Hour gatherings.
Cultivating cultural and communal shifts in how individuals approach holistic wellness including mental and behavioral health.
IMAN makes a unique contribution to the arts community in Atlanta through workshops, Artist-In-Community Residencies, and live performance shows called CommUNITY Café featuring local and internationally renowned artists like Talib Kweli, Maimouna Youssef and Oddisee.
News & Updates
“Metro Atlanta center helps formerly incarcerated people with jobs, housing, therapy”
Metro Atlanta center helps formerly incarcerated people with jobs, housing, therapy Eddie Smith needed a clean start after 30 years in prison. He was initially locked up as a […]
Georgia’s Missing 266,000 Voters
The election in Georgia was settled by less than a 15,000 vote difference. Yet, there were also 266,000 individuals who were barred from voting. The nail-biter that was this past […]
These Georgians can’t vote on Tuesday. But they’re mobilizing by the thousands.
“Do you want to register to vote, or do you want to waive your right to vote?” This fall, after serving 26 years in Georgia state prison, Kareemah Hanifa pondered […]
ATL Advocacy at the State Capitol
For the third consecutive year, IMAN mobilized dozens of organizers and leaders at the Georgia State Capitol for Justice Day. Throughout the day, IMAN leaders and Green ReEntry cohort members […]
Atlanta Green ReEntry Cohort Graduates
We are proud to announce our Spring 2018 graduates from the Green ReEntry program in Atlanta! These men began the journey as strangers this past January, and finished together as […]
Newest Green ReEntry Cohort Takes Root in Atlanta
“We are a team. One unit, and one chain. We succeed by strengthening each other.” Antonio Jasper, 25, and Ishmael Tillery, 21, recite these powerful words every day alongside their […]