Mark-Anthony Mitchell

Civic Innovation Fellow 2018-2019

Greater Works

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Mission

Greater Works Vocational Discipleship Program’s mission is to take on Southwest Atlanta’s epidemic of recidivism by providing mentorship and skills training to men who are homeless, ex-offenders, and unemployed.

Summary

Greater Works Vocational Discipleship Program is specifically tailored to challenge the vicious cycle of hopelessness by providing unemployed inner-city men employment opportunities through spiritual discipleship and job training. This initiative develops programs and opportunities to assist the homeless, ex-offenders, and other unemployed men in the South Atlanta and Lakewood communities with basic employment skills to equip them to improve their standard of living and position themselves for long-term success.

Experience

Mark-Anthony Mitchell has made it his life’s mission to inspire counsel, design, and implement change in disadvantaged communities. He is the former lead Pastor of Atlanta Urban Church within The International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Denomination and adjunct professor at Atlanta Metropolitan State College. He currently works as a social science teacher at Redan High School and is the Founder and Executive Director of Rebuild the City & Greater-Works Vocational Consultants.

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