A Documentary: Climate Change The Facts

The information in this article is summarized from the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) documentary "Climate Change The Facts." Numerous scientists contributed to the documentary.  Scientists across the globe are in agreement that urgent action is needed now to avert a global disaster from climate change and ensure the survival of our civilizations.   Data from the … Continue reading A Documentary: Climate Change The Facts

Food Not Bombs Still Feeding The Hungry And Homeless After 40 Years

Food Not Bombs was founded in 1980 in Massachusetts by anti-nuclear activists. In Atlanta, it was initially an anti-war group in the 1980s and 1990s. Then in 1994, Bob Darby, an advocate for the homeless mentally ill, started a feeding program with Food Not Bombs. For over a decade he did the cooking and fed … Continue reading Food Not Bombs Still Feeding The Hungry And Homeless After 40 Years

THE COUP NEVER STOPPED BUT FEDERAL VOTING LAWS CAN STOP IT

President Biden hosts a virtual "Summit For Democracy" for 110 countries amid rising authoritarianism in the world. Activists in Atlanta are worried about rising authoritarianism in this county and that Democrats don't see the urgency in stopping Trump's ongoing coup to undermine the election process to overturn the next election. In Atlanta, Black Voters Matter, … Continue reading THE COUP NEVER STOPPED BUT FEDERAL VOTING LAWS CAN STOP IT

Housing First Model: An Evidence Based Approach To End Homelessness

This article is reposted from: BY HEADING HOME, JILLIAN SMITH FEBRUARY 16, 2021 Background and Introduction Heading Home was one of the first organization’s in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to pioneer ‘Housing First’ as a permanent supportive housing framework more than 15 years ago. Housing First is a recovery-oriented approach to ending homelessness that is … Continue reading Housing First Model: An Evidence Based Approach To End Homelessness

Georgia Power’s Prison Type Fence On Virginia Avenue Upsets Neighbors

Georgia Power is in the process of erecting a chain-link fence with barbed wire on top in front of their Virginia Avenue office without any input from the community. The community is upset and has placed signs in front of their homes against the fence which they call the "prison fence."    Neighbors have protested in … Continue reading Georgia Power’s Prison Type Fence On Virginia Avenue Upsets Neighbors

Dark Money Flows From Corporations To The Atlanta Police Foundation

About 50 advocates protested the destruction of the South River forest for the construction of a police training facility called "Cop City" funded by the Atlanta Police Foundation (APF). They gathered at 191 Peachtree Street the headquarters for APF before marching to Bank of America who is one of the corporate funders of APF. Other … Continue reading Dark Money Flows From Corporations To The Atlanta Police Foundation

Part Three: Formerly Homeless People Ask Questions of Atlanta Mayoral Candidates

Stanley Wilson struggled with addiction since he was 15 years old. Over the years I developed depression and mental illness and couldn't keep a job and the shelters did not work out for me and sleeping on the street became easier. A social worker at First Presbyterian Church encouraged me to try permanent supportive housing. … Continue reading Part Three: Formerly Homeless People Ask Questions of Atlanta Mayoral Candidates