No Address Atlanta: A Documentary On The Criminalization Of Homelessness

Caletta Harris, Director NoAddress, and Heather Hutton Director, Touch and Go Productions No Address is an award-winning documentary by Caletta Harris that looks at the criminalization of homelessness and solutions for change. It is a two-part documentary: Part One was filmed in Columbia, South Carolina, and Part Two in Atlanta, Georgia. Part Two, No Address … Continue reading No Address Atlanta: A Documentary On The Criminalization Of Homelessness

The Supreme Courts Reign Of Terror Begins

Extremists, liars, sexual harassers, and religious fundamentalists on the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, ushering in an era of terror, suffering, and enslavement for women. Associate Justice Samuel Alito wrote the majority opinion, joined by Justices Clarence Thomas, Neil Gorsuch, Brett Kavanaugh, and Amy Coney Barrett. Justices Gorsuch, Kavanaugh, and Barrett were appointed by … Continue reading The Supreme Courts Reign Of Terror Begins

The Atlanta Public Safety Training Center Development Team Is Misleading Stakeholders Regarding Environmental Assessments And Avoiding Due Diligence

Written By Lily Ponitz and published in Atlanta Community Press Collective I am an environmental engineer, formerly registered as a professional engineer in Georgia, and worked for seven years in consulting for private-sector clients. My work revolved primarily around emerging water contaminants, doing design, reporting, and permitting to respond to requests for support in voluntary … Continue reading The Atlanta Public Safety Training Center Development Team Is Misleading Stakeholders Regarding Environmental Assessments And Avoiding Due Diligence

Paradigm shift or perpetuation of injustice: The Atlanta Prison Farm and the South River Forest

Written by Margaret Spalding, Executive Director, South River Watershed Alliance photo credit Sarah Alkhayyel This month, the Atlanta Regional Commission kicked off a community input and pre-planning process for protecting greenspace in southeast Atlanta and southwest DeKalb County, an area also known as the South River Forest and of which the old Atlanta Prison Farm … Continue reading Paradigm shift or perpetuation of injustice: The Atlanta Prison Farm and the South River Forest

Former State Senator Vincent Fort Makes A Run For Congress

Former State Senator Vincent Fort is running for election to the U.S. House of Representatives from Georgia's 13 Congressional District, currently held by Rep. David Scott. Fort served in the Georgia State Senate from the 39th district from 1996 to 2017. Fort is a progressive who can't be bought by special interests and always fights … Continue reading Former State Senator Vincent Fort Makes A Run For Congress

Despite Arrests And Police Intimidation Opposition To Cop City Grows Stronger

Tuesday, May 17th, the police made a surprise raid at the Old Prison Farm and arrested eight Forest Protectors. For seven months, the Forest Protectors have been protecting the Weelaunee Forest, a/k/a South River Forest, from destruction by the future police and fire training complex dubbed "Cop City" to be built in the forest. Dozens … Continue reading Despite Arrests And Police Intimidation Opposition To Cop City Grows Stronger

Supreme Court Plans To Overturn Roe And Woman Fight Back

Millions of women march to demand reproductive rights across the nation on May 14, 2022. Over 300 demonstrations in cities large and small, including Washington D.C. and at the Supreme Court. These demonstrations result from the leaked draft of an opinion by the conservative Supreme Count signaling its position to overturn Roe v. Wade, a … Continue reading Supreme Court Plans To Overturn Roe And Woman Fight Back

Native People Hope To End The History Of Violence And Racism In The Weelaunee Forest

Native Americans traveled from Oklahoma and other states to remember and come back together to discuss what happened long ago in the Weelaunee Forest, a/k/a South River Forest in South Atlanta. They came back to share their hope for a better future for the forest and remind people of their responsibility to protect and respect … Continue reading Native People Hope To End The History Of Violence And Racism In The Weelaunee Forest

OUTRAGE!

Outrage was the nationwide response to the Supreme Court's leaked document that shows conservatives on the court plan to overturn Roe v. Wade. Outrage and anger are appropriate emotions for a bunch of misogynist patriarchal Republican white men obsessed with controlling women's bodies and lives by state forced pregnancy.   With only a few hours' notice, … Continue reading OUTRAGE!