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  • Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 02:00 PM · 1 rsvp
    Rev. James Orange Park, 1305 Oakland Dr., Atlanta 30310

    MatDayATL Prep Rally, Teach-In and Workers' Memorial Day Observance

    Hear from social justice and progressive organizations about what they are fighting for in 2017. MADSA's Ian Fletcher will speak on the history of May Day, and a street theater group will again bring to life heroes and heroines of U.S. labor history. We will also observe Workers Memorial Day by honoring workers whose lives were tragically lost while on the job. Everyone welcome! For more info: bit.ly/MAYDAYATL2017PREP

  • Monday, May 01, 2017 at 11:00 AM
    Atlanta City Hall

    May Day/Int'l Workers Day Actions

    MADSA joins coalition partners Atlanta Jobs With Justice, GA-J20, Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights, the Turner Field Coalition and many other groups for a day of action on issues including immigrant rights, $15/hr for City of Atlanta workers, and a Community Benefits Agreement for Turner Field neighbors. The rally at 11am in front of Atlanta City Hall will be followed by mass participation in the City Council meeting scheduled for 1pm that day. For more info: bit.ly/AYDAYATL2017

  • Thursday, May 04, 2017 at 07:00 PM · 1 rsvp
    1st Iconium Baptist Church,, 542 Moreland Ave. SE, Atlanta 30316

    Democracy Now's Amy Goodman to Speak at WRFG Fund Raiser

    MADSA is proud to co-sponsor this fundraiser for WRFG, Atlanta's community radio station "for hand-picked music and progressive information." Amy Goodman hosts the nationally-acclaimed show "Democracy Now" at 5pm weekdays on 89.3FM. Admission: $10 (or $50 to include reception at 6pm). Order tickets here, starting April 17.

  • Sunday, May 07, 2017 at 02:00 PM · 1 rsvp
    Decatur Recreation Center, 231 Sycamore St., Decatur

    Film: "Shift Change: Putting Democracy to Work"

    Alternatives to Capitalism: Worker Co-ops. Inspiring documentary on worker-owned businesses in Spain and the United States, with a Southern perspective by Heather Grey, author-publisher of online "Justice Initiative," host of WRFG's "Just Peace" and former communications director, Federation of Southern Cooperatives. Suggested readings: "Chasing Utopias" (Jacobin magazine); "A Compelling Case for Cooperatives"; "Building Cooperatives in the Rural South" and "Black Cooperatives in the Rural South." Facilitator: Scott Douglas. For child care, contact Ray Miklethun  678-772-9929

  • Saturday, June 03, 2017 at 11:00 AM · 4 rsvps
    Toco Hills-Avis. G. Williams Library, 1282 McConnell Decatur

    June General Membership Meeting (everyone welcome!)

    As usual we will feature reports from members and friends on local activism, but we will include an important business meeting for our DSA members to elect delegates to the national DSA convention. See dsausa.org for info about the convention (as it develops).

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