Nexus of Change

Toward Sustainable Habits and Durable Prosperity

Reclaim, Remain, and Rebuild

Everybody gains when residents of the poorest neighborhoods in the nation organize themselves to improve their collective fate. Last Saturday, Occupy Our Homes Atlanta (OOHA) and Metro Atlanta Democratic Socialists … Continue reading

April 8, 2014 · 2 Comments

Transit for All

The most recent round of public transit fare hikes in Atlanta translated into prohibitive prices for many users who don’t have other alternatives. Unfortunately, Atlantans also have to fear the … Continue reading

March 17, 2013 · 5 Comments

Marches Against Foreclosures

Activists manifesting under the banner of Occupy Atlanta, Occupy Our Homes ATL, ¬†TakeBack TheBlock, or Occupy The Hood all have as their main focus the protection of their communities against … Continue reading

August 26, 2012 · 2 Comments

Growing Food for Stronger Communities in Vine City

July 22, 2012 · 1 Comment

Vine City Starts Large-Scale Community-Building Project

Across the disaffected neighborhood of Vine City in Atlanta, land owners are entrusting Occupy Atlanta to exploit lots of land that have been deemed unprofitable. Permaculture projects planned by Occupy … Continue reading

May 20, 2012 · 7 Comments

Teamsters and Occupy Atlanta Protest to Save AT&T Jobs

Occupy Atlanta set up tents at the AT&T regional headquarter on February 13th in preparation for a large manifestation¬†against layoffs to be held the following day with¬†Communication Workers of America, … Continue reading

February 16, 2012 · 2 Comments

Occupy Wall Street Completes Historic Walk to Atlanta

Saturday, January 28th, 2012 marked the end of a long march that started in Zuccotti Park, New-York, three months ago. The destination was Atlanta and the mission of the march … Continue reading

January 30, 2012 · 1 Comment

Occupy Atlanta Saves Historic Church From Foreclosure

The Higher Ground Empowerment Center also known as Mount Gilead Missionary Baptist Church has been in Atlanta’s Vine City neighborhood for 108 years. Despites its reputation for the help it … Continue reading

January 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

Movements for Change Join Forces on National Day of Action

Thursday, November 17th, was declared National Day of Action and on that day, MoveOn.org organized a rally to the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta. The event was called “We Are … Continue reading

November 19, 2011 · Leave a comment

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WEALTH PRESERVATION AND URBAN REVITALIZATION

Streets of Atlanta is a new photo blog promoting the potential of our neighborhoods for urban revitalization and strong local markets.
 
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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.