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
In 2011, approximately 1,885 individuals were released from state or federal custody each day – that’s 688,384 individuals that year, according to the National Institute of Justice. Returning citizens struggle […]