ATL Activist Weekly Calendar – PLEASE SHARE!!!

ATL Activist Weekly Calendar – PLEASE SHARE!!!

Thursday, May 14, 2015
Spring Exhibition in Our Gallery + Our Studio: The Invisible Made Visible
The invisible is made visible through the work of this exhibition, with each artist portraying the individual rather than the condition of homelessness.
Thursday, May 14 at 6:00pm
Metro Atlanta Task Force For The Homeless
477 Peachtree Street Atlanta, GA 30308

Getting Plugged In – Tapping into the Source Political Forum presented by the Gwinnett County NAACP
The Gwinnett County NAACP will host a 2015 Legislative Update. Attendees can expect to be informed about recent legislation and much more! Learn how to get involved.
Thursday, May 14 at 7:00pm
City of Norcross Cultural Arts
10 College St, Norcross, Georgia 30071

Friday, May 15, 2015
Medicaid Expansion Demonstration at Republican State Convention! Hosted by Athens for Everyone
The Republican Party is holding their annual State Convention at the Classic Center in Athens. That means all those legislators who have been standing in the way of expanding Medicaid in Georgia, including governor Deal will get to hear us tell them what we think! Marco Rubio and Chris Christie will also be in town. This demonstration will show them, and the rest of Georgia, that our state government has rejected about $40 billion in funding from the federal government to expand the Medicaid program. As a result, 650,000 Georgians lack coverage. More horrifying, over 1,000 Georgians are dying annually because of Gov. Deal and the legislature’s political posturing as hospitals close and people are unable to access the preventative care that saves lives.
Friday, May 15 at 5:00pm
The Classic Center
300 N Thomas St, Athens, Georgia 30601

Saturday, May 16, 2015
Metro Atlanta Democratic Socialists of America Membership Meeting: Topic: Running for Office as a Progressive in Georgia
Saturday, May 16 at 11:00am
The Open Door Community
910 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30306

Malcolm X Festival
CAD & The Atlanta Chapter of the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement celebrates the birth of:  Malcolm X at their 26th Annual Malcolm X Festival
Saturday, May 16-17 at 12:00-8pm
Malcolm X Festival West End Park
1110 Oak St SW, Atlanta, Georgia 30310

Sunday, May 17, 2015
Food Not Bombs
Food Not Bombs serves free vegan/vegetarian meals to anyone who is hungry as a protest against consumerism, militarism, and waste, and also serves as a direct action which demonstrates alternatives to the current social system. Every Sunday they re-occupy Troy Davis Park to share food, music, and community.
Sunday, May 17 at 11:00am
Woodruff/Troy Davis Park
91 Peachtree St NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30303

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