ATL Activist Weekly Calendar

ATL Activist Weekly Calendar

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Kids Clothes FREE!!
Wednesday, May 6 at 10:00am – 11:00am
Atlanta Free Store
2129 Martin Luther King Jr Dr SW Unit A-4, Atlanta, Georgia 30310

Boys and Girls, babies and newborns. Up to size 12. Tell your friends.

Formerly Incarcerated & Family Speakers
Wednesday, May 6 at 7:00pm
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta Progressive News
1911 Cliff Valley Way Ne, Atlanta, GA 30329

This meeting will continue to give us more insight of the experiences of a female having been incarcerated and a mother whose son is currently incarcerated.

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Know Your Rights: interacting with the police
Saturday, May 9 at 12:00pm
American Friends Service Committee Office: 5th Floor
75 Marietta Street Atlanta, GA 30303

Presented by the National Lawyers Guild GA Chapter
Led by Civil Rights Attorneys, Jeff Filipovits & Eunice Cho
Protester Rights and Cautions, Police Interactions: daily interactions, Protest Planning, Risks of Arrest during Protests, Navigating the system if you are arrested, open to Q&A

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Mother’s Day for Peace
Sunday, May 10 at 4:00pm
Agnes Scott College – Gaines Chapel, Presser Hall

MD4P 2015 will be an odyssey of the mind for Georgia WAND constituents. We will look further into how we can shift from a culture of war and violence toward one of peace and unity. The main event is a Speaker’s Salon, featuring former Assistant Secretary of Defense who controlled 70% of the defense budget, Lawrence Korb, currently a Senior Fellow with the Center for American Progress; Shakia Pennix, an activist with Atlanta’s Generation Y Project against police violence and militarization; and Ohio legislator and Women’s Action for New Directions Education Fund Board Chair, Charleta Tavares for Ohio Senate District 15.

Monday, May 11, 2015

“The Hand That Feeds” Atlanta Film Screening presented by Atlanta Jobs with Justice
Monday, May 11 at 7:00pm
Plaza Atlanta
1049 Ponce De Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30306

Directed by Rachel Lears and Robin Blotnick, “The Hand That Feeds” is an award-winning new documentary about immigration, fast food, and making your own justice. A shy sandwich-maker Mahoma Lopez sets out to end abusive conditions at a popular New York restaurant chain. The epic power struggle that ensues turns a single city block into a battlefield in America’s new wage wars.


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