Join SLAM Atlanta, Atlanta Good Shepherd Community Church, and WeCycle Atlanta This and Next Friday at Truly Living Well's Farmer Market for our School Supply Drive and SLAM Atlanta informational!
We will be taking up supplies for Teachers and Students at SLAM ACADEMY and Youth of West Atlanta.
The Supply List can be found here: https://goo.gl/JVBLR7
For Tax-Deductible Donations: Paypal.me/GoBikeToAfrica
Every little bit helps!
Thanks in advance.
The 2018 Hands On Atlanta Sunday Supper, presented by The Coca-Cola Company, will examine the Poor People’s Campaign, which was the focus of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during the final years of his life. The Poor People’s Campaign demanded economic equality, particularly through jobs and housing, and considered it a human (vs. civil) right.
There are many contemporary parallels to the issues at the heart of the Poor People’s Campaign. In Atlanta, concerns about affordable housing and extreme income inequality were at the forefront of the mayoral debates. The rights of workers, quality public education and the affordability of quality health care dominate the national narrative.
The goal of each of these Sunday Supper conversations is take key learnings from the successes and failures of the Poor People’s Campaign and leverage this knowledge to envision solutions for today’s critical issues with a diverse, committed group of citizens from various sectors of Atlanta.
Hosted by: Shawn Walton
Join Wecycle Atlanta's and Shawn Walton for their year end bicycle give away and ride!
This year we will be giving away 25 Bicycles & lessons to youth in the 30310 and 30314 AREA CODE. 1st come 1st serve! THEY WILL GO FAST!
SIGN UP FOR THE GIVE AWAY HERE: https://goo.gl/forms/T8HGKiXE0iDEQy4E3
During the give away enjoy some tunes at WeCycle Atlanta and dance to our Bassnectar Playlist! Wecycle Atlanta will be partying at The Bassnectar NYE concert, courtesy of Bassnectar, as a guest non-profit and WE ARE PUMPED ABOUT IT!
BIKES X BASS! WE ARE ENDING NEW YEAR DANCING OUR PANTS OFF! JOIN US! 2018 WILL BE AMAZING!!!
LET'S GO! 2018 #DoTheBIkeThing!!!!
Shawn Walton's end of year fundraiser to raise funds to support the operations and development of The WAY!
The W.A.Y. is a $2 Million Dollar Capital Campaign to renovate a SW Atlanta building into a thriving food, business, and innovation hub in one of Atlanta’s most historic communities. This is a collaboration of community-based organizations coming together for one cause: to create this hub and do more GOOD. We will also be unveiling the draft of the Youth Safety Coalition, a coalition of neighbors and non-profit leaders whose aim is to ensure youth safety and development. This is a celebration of unsung heros, and community leaders. This is a dinner fitting to take someone who’s good you appreciate. The Atlanta Do-Gooder Dinner. Also celebrate Shawn Walton's founders 32nd Birthday!
Sign-up & More Info: https://goo.gl/JcXxUq
AVP workshops are a series of hands-on, experiential, workshops where participants learn how to respond nonviolently to situations where injustice, prejudice, frustration, and anger can lead to violent behavior. Learn proven strategies and methods for implementing nonviolent alternatives in your life.
Take this workshop for personal growth or as a first step toward volunteering as a workshop facilitator in the community or in our prisons.
Location: Emory Faculty Office Building, adjacent to Grady Hospital
Saturday & Sunday, December 9th and 10th
9:00 am -- 6:00 pm
Open to all aged 18 and over.
All AVP administrators and facilitators are volunteers. Lunch is provided both days and registration is required by Wednesday, December 6th at 9:00 pm for all participants. No one is excluded due to lack of funds.
The AVP Workshop series consists of 3 workshops: Basic/First Level, Advanced/Second Level and Training for Facilitators. Those who complete all three workshops are eligible to apprentice on workshop facilitation teams and to become AVP facilitators. This workshop will be a Basic/First Level workshop only. If you have already attended an AVP workshop and earned your Basic certificate, see our workshop calendar for Advanced/Second Level workshop dates.
Join me as I host Resistance School. Sign up here: https://www.resistanceschool.com/sign-up-1
From the ResistanceSchool.com site:
Resistance School aims to deepen community-based organizing infrastructure nationwide in order to secure issue and electoral victories at the local, state, and national level and advance progressive values of fairness, equity, and inclusivity. Through high-quality training for both those new to organizing and those who want to deepen their skills, Resistance School aims to amplify communities’ capacity to lead and make the sustained change they seek. We believe that the power of collective action can break through barriers that undermine the people’s access to democracy.
Resistance School was founded by graduate students at Harvard, who wanted to find a way to contribute to the wave of new and renewed political activism in communities across the country. The curriculum was designed for groups to join trainings held on Harvard’s campus and live-streamed online to communities across the country.
Resistance School invites you to join with neighbors, friends, or classmates to participate in live-streamed trainings with renowned political campaigners, communicators, organizers, and academics. The skills they will showcase are critical to amplifying our collective impact.
Our team includes community and labor organizers; advocates for human rights, campaign finance reform, and veterans’ affairs; former staffers for Obama, Sanders, and Clinton presidential election campaigns; and journalists.