Nexus of Change

Toward Sustainable Habits and Durable Prosperity

Movements for Change Join Forces on National Day of Action

Thursday, November 17th, was declared National Day of Action and on that day, organized a rally to the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta. The event was called “We Are The 99%”. I was hoping to see Occupy Atlanta at the event and I was told by members of that they they were expected to come although no formal announcement had been made. I also learned that Occupy Atlanta had been busy with several events that day and that during the last event to protest against rising tuition fees, 7 were arrested.

Despite another clash with the police, Occupy Atlanta was able to meet 45 minutes after the event had started at the Capitol. Their presence brought valuable energy.

Great speeches delivered by Litiana Bakhtiari (at the end of the video) and Brittany Gondolfi contributed to the excitement and sense of unity shared during the “We Are The 99 %” event.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Flickr Photos


Streets of Atlanta is a new photo blog promoting the potential of our neighborhoods for urban revitalization and strong local markets.
The Durham Shooting Club was created to celebrate Durham's strong architectural bones and the pride its inhabitants exhibit for their community.

Did You Know That

Since 1995, just 10 percent of subsidized American farms -- the largest and wealthiest operations -- have raked in 74 percent of all subsidy payments. Yet, only a tiny fraction of the farm bill funding goes to programs that support healthy fruits and vegetables.
%d bloggers like this: