Posts Tagged ‘Georgia’

Posted at August 4, 2013 by 0 Comment

Medea Benjamin Pulls the Lid off Drone Warfare in Augusta, Georgia

Audio and visual recordings of Medea Benjamin's talk in Augusta on August 3, 2013 are available.

Category : Augusta,peace
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As Result of Organized Community Action, Parkwood Farms Averts Foreclosure

When the economic crisis hit in 2008 some of the children who receive the very unique therapy that Parkwood Farms could no longer afford the fees Parkwood Farms asks for. Parkwood Farms made the decision to put people over profit and work with those that needed their services. [

Posted at June 26, 2013 by 0 Comment

SOAW Movement Gains Momentum

Despite the number of people traveling to Columbus Georgia decreasing each year the SOAW movement has had a number of exciting developments the year. In September the Nicaraguan government decided to pull out of the school for good after meeting with SOAW organizers. Nicaragua joins Ecuador, Argentina, Uruguay, Venezuela, ...

Posted at November 18, 2012 by 1 Comment
Category : peace
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Georgia on High Alert to Gather at Capitol

****PLEASE PASS THE WORD!!!**** Good People, Immigrants, Allies, Raza, Folks of conscious and faith! The time is now! The Georgia legislature has passed Hate Bill 87 and Governor Deal has said that he plans to sign it into law. While many of us are focused on pushing tirelessly to get ...

Posted at April 20, 2011 by 0 Comment

Atlanta’s Azadeh Shahshahani Appears on Democracy Now! to Defend Human Rights in Georgia

Georgia Set to Enact First Arizona Copycat Anti-Immigrant Bill Georgia is set to become the first state since Arizona to empower local and state police to demand documentation of residency and to detain people they suspect are in the country without permission. Last Thursday, ...

Posted at April 18, 2011 by 0 Comment
Category : Immigrant Rights
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GA 2011 Pilgrimage for Immigrants

Contact: PJ Edwards, 770-312-7718 or pilgrimage@travelerstogether.org (English media) Anton Flores-Maisonet, 706-302-9661 or anton@alternacommunity.com (Spanish media) Third Holy Week Pilgrimage for Immigrants Travels Through North Georgia and Atlanta to Replace Fear with Love In the wake of controversial bills that polarize the ...

Posted at April 16, 2011 by 0 Comment
Category : Immigrant Rights
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Governor Deal, Veto That Bill!

The Georgia Legislature passed the Arizona-like anti-immigrant bills HB 87/SB 40. Tim Franzen of the American Friends Service Committee and Georgia Peace and Justice wrote an excellent piece, part of which is reproduced below: This is a human rights issue. Immigrants rights are human rights. What people who vigiled ...

Posted at April 15, 2011 by 0 Comment
Category : Immigrant Rights
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Open Letter to Georgia Governor Nathan Deal

The Georgia Peace and Justice Coalition invites all peace and justice organizations to endorse this open letter to Governor Nathan Deal.

Posted at April 14, 2011 by 0 Comment

Georgians to Stand Watch as Legislators Debate Arizona Copycat Legislation

4-14-11_Press_Release,_Solidarity_Gathering ...

Posted at April 13, 2011 by 0 Comment
Category : Immigrant Rights
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Don’t Defund Our Future!

Posted at April 07, 2011 by 0 Comment
Category : Education
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