May 3rd Day Of Action For Journalists &Whistleblowers -Stand Up For Assange & Manning

May 3rd is the U.N. World Press Freedom Day and recognized around the world as a day to defend journalists and media workers. Attacks on the media by governments have grown over the years as journalists are facing threats of imprisonment, torture, and even murder. 

On World Press Freedom Day Friday May 3, 2019 join the rallies and marches around the world to FREE Julian Assange and Chelsea Manning and all jailed journalists and whistleblowers.

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Exposing Crimes Isn’t A Crime

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Move To Amend: Barnstorming Event with Kaitlin Sopoci-Belknap

Saturday, April 6, 2019 – 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Ponce De Leon Library

980 Ponce de Leon Ave NE

Atlanta, GA 30306 

See map: Google Maps

Join Move to Amend’s National Director Kaitlin Sopoci Belknap for an inspiring call-to-action and discussion on the nationwide movement to pass a 28th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution to end corporate personhood.

  • Learn the history of how the Supreme Court got us here and what it will take to overturn the Citizens United v. FEC decision, abolish corporate constitutional rights and get big money out of politics!
  • Discover why abolishing corporate constitutional rights is directly connected to reforming campaign finance laws, access to safe food, providing affordable health care, strengthening worker rights, protecting the environment, and so much more…
  • Hear a panel of Atlanta organizers speak to how local issues are influenced by corporate rule and big money in politics.
  • Find out about specific actions we can take and how to get involved in Atlanta!

Free & open to the public.  Move to Amend finances these tours through the generous donations of event attendees.  Join us!

RSVP and share with your friends on Facebook!

Sign up to carpool on our rideshare board.

Move to Amend is a coalition of over 460,000 people and hundreds of organizations committed to social and economic justice, ending corporate rule, and building a vibrant democracy that is genuinely accountable to the people, not corporate interests.

Contact Information

National: Milly Harmon

Email: barnstorming@movetoamend.org

Phone: (916) 318-8040

Local: Mark Harding.

Email: hardingm@mindspring.com

Phone: (470) 379-6949

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Israeli Apartheid Week: Stop Arming Colonialism

Invite friends, family and colleagues, and spread the word about the following events happening organized by Students for Justice in Palestine, Emory for Israeli Apartheid Week: Stop Arming Colonialism

Each day next week offers another perspective for addressing issues of Justice.

Monday, April 1, Faith and Anti-Zionism with a Birthright Walk-off and Dr. Corrie. 6:00-7:30pm at New Psychology Building 36 Eagle Row

Tuesday April 2, Homonationalism and Pinkwashing with Dr. Warner at New Psychology Building 36 Eagle Row

Wednesday April 3, Israel: A Settler-Colonial State with Amith Gupta 6:00-7:30pm at New Psychology Building 36 Eagle Row

Thursday April 4, Keynote and Panel: Stop Arming Colonialism, and poetry by Remi Kanazi 6:30-9pm in collaboration with Emory, GT, GSU, Spelman at Howey L1 in the Howey Physics Building at Georgia Tech


Additionally,Sunday March 31 from 3:00-5:00pm, Joining Hands for Justice in Palestine/Israel has an event on Christian Zionism with Dr. Stephen Sizer

Stephen Sizer- “Why Christian Zionism is not Biblical”Sunday, March 31, 3:00 -5:00 pmPastor, photojournalist and author, Christian Zionism: Road Map to Armageddon and Zion’s Christian Soldiers
Harrington Center Auditorium
Columbia Theological Seminary
701 S. Columbia Dr., Decatur, GA 30030
RSVP: Sarah.h.humphrey@gmail.com

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Kidnapped At The Border

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Christchurch Shootings: Candlelight Vigil, March 20


Please join the Atlanta Community in remembering the victims of the Christchurch attacks in New Zealand. We hope to express solidarity with the friends and family members of the victims and condemn the violent terrorist attacks against Muslims around the world.
Link to Facebook event
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The 16th Annual Walter Rodney Symposium-March 22nd &23rd

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Support WRFG – Make Your Pledge Today

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Upcoming events on Palestine/Israel and Fundraising Galas

These events between February 25-March 31 on Palestine/Israel are being organized by various organizations in Atlanta including: Jewish Voice for Peace-Atlanta (JVP-Atl), Joining Hands for Justice in Palestine/Israel (JHJIP), Project South (PS), and AFSC, joined in coalition with various other national and local organizations. AND the upcoming PCRF and CAIR fundraising Galas are listed below. 


Killing Gaza, film showing (JHJIP)Monday, February 25, 7:00-9:00 pm, Harrington Center Auditorium
Columbia Theological Seminary
701. S. Columbia Drive, Decatur, Ga 30030

PCRF’s6th Annual Lending Little Hearts A HandFundraising Gala (register here)https://www.facebook.com/events/2280013542325249/Stories From WithinSaturday • March 2 • 6 PM
Crowne Plaza Ravinia
4355 Ashford Dunwody Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30346

CAIR Georgia’s 2019 Banquet: Faith Led, Justice Driven

Sat Mar 9, 2019 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Renaissance Atlanta Hotel 2450 Galleria Pkwy SE, Atlanta, GA 30339

https://www.tickettailor.com/events/cairgeorgia/226031

Nakba Tour: The Exiled Palestinians  (Project South)

https://www.facebook.com/events/2299473006997222/  (flyer attached)North American Nakba Tour, which invites Palestinian survivors of the Nakba (or “catastrophe,” the ethnic cleansing of Palestine that took place in 1948 with the creation of Israel) to speak to venues across the country. The purpose of the Tour is to humanize Palestinian refugees across national boundaries and build popular support for the liberation of Palestine without restriction.
RSVP: tinyurl.com/nakbatouratl
Imprisoning a Generation, Atlanta Film Screening
Tuesday, March 12, 7:00-9:00 pm 

Harrington Center AuditoriumColumbia Theological Seminary
701. S. Columbia Drive, Decatur, Ga 30030

David Sheen, Independent Journalist and FilmmakerJUDEAFRICAMERICA : Our racial relationship history & the crisis in Israel*PalestineFriday March 15, 7:00-9:00pm Harrington Center Auditorium
Columbia Theological Seminary
701. S. Columbia Drive, Decatur, Ga 30030*David Sheen will also be speaking at the Walter ROdney Series at Spelman on Thursday March 14
Ahmed Abu Artema, Journalist, refugee, father, writer, advocate from GAZA whose visionary writings about nonviolence inspired the Great March of Return in 2018 Thursday, March 21, 7:00-9:00 pm
North Decatur Presbyterian Church 611 Medlock Road, Decatur, Georgia 30033 See AFSC tour
Stephen Sizer- “Why Christian Zionism is not Biblical”Sunday, March 31, 3:00 -5:00 pmPastor, photojournalist and author, Christian Zionism: Road Map to Armageddon and Zion’s Christian Soldiers
Harrington Center Auditorium
Columbia Theological Seminary
701 S. Columbia Dr., Decatur, GA 30030
RSVP: Sarah.h.humphrey@gmail.com

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