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Posted at October 16, 2014 by 0 Comment

Candlelight Vigil for Medicaid Expansion, Oct 18

6 p.m. this Saturday, October 18

Category : Atlanta,Healthcare
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As the Election Begins, 40k Newly Registered Voters Have Been Left Behind in Georgia

Today on the second day of early voting, a delegation of folks representing a number organizations delivered over 33k petition signatures to Secretary of State Kemp’s office demanding that voters, some having registered as far back as May of this year, be added ...

Posted at October 15, 2014 by 0 Comment
Category : Elections
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Youth Building Power From Atlanta to Ferguson

Last night a van load of Atlanta youth, organized by the newly launched Gen Y Project,  began the long drive toward Ferguson, MO to participate in what organizers are ...

Posted at October 10, 2014 by 0 Comment
Category : Atlanta
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Families With Disabilities Bring Special Delivery to Fulton County Chairperson John Eaves

Today American Friends Service Committee joined Occupy Our ...

Posted at September 25, 2014 by 0 Comment
Category : Atlanta
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Moral Monday on the Rise Outside Atlanta

AFSC was honored to be invited to speak with the League of Women Voters of Carrollton & Carroll County yesterday. Tim Franzen, AFSC's Atlanta Economic Justice program director, used the opportunity to talk about the ...

Posted at September 23, 2014 by 0 Comment
Category : Other
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People Push Back Against Voter Suppression In Georgia

On September 9th, the public saw two disturbing attempts to silence our voices and thwart efforts to register and engage voters in Georgia. Brian Kemp, ...

Posted at September 23, 2014 by 0 Comment
Category : Elections
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Know Your Rights

Last weekend, the Gen Y Projected invited Cop Watch of East Atlanta to provide a “Know Your Rights Training” to teach young Metro ...

Posted at September 14, 2014 by 0 Comment
Category : Uncategorized
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Getting in Front of Wall Street’s New Scam

Today Members of the community organization, Occupy Our Homes Atlanta, struggling homeowners, and American Friends Service Committee rallied outside the local office of the U.S. Department of Housing ...

Posted at September 09, 2014 by 0 Comment
Category : Uncategorized
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Training for Change in Columbia SC!

This weekend AFSC's Atlanta Economic Justice Program had the exciting opportunity to provide an organizing 101 workshop in Columbia South Carolina. The workshop was attended by ...

Posted at September 07, 2014 by 0 Comment
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From Atlanta to Ferguson and Back

This past weekend American Friends Service Committee was excited to work with young ...

Posted at September 05, 2014 by 0 Comment
Category : Uncategorized
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