Archive for October, 2016

FREE Movie Screening – A Perfect Storm: The Takeover of New Orleans Public Schools

2016 SOURCE PRE-CONFERENCE EVENT: “A Perfect Storm: The Takeover of New Orleans Public Schools” reveals the real story behind the creation of the nation’s first all-charter school district. The film, directed by Phoebe Ferguson and Dr. Raynard Sanders, features interviews with leaders in the New Orleans education community who were faced with the daunting task of reopening schools immediately following Hurricane Katrina. The film screening will be followed by a conversation with the film maker. This event is free of charge, so, please join us on October 18, 2016, at 6:00 PM in the Urban Life Building Room 220 on the campus of Georgia State University and engage in meaningful community dialogue.


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Fwd: #ATLisREADY: Oct. 19th Meeting

monthly movement building meeting is quickly approaching. It will be 7:00pm on Wednesday, October 19th
at the Rick McDevitt Youth Center in Peoplestown. This will be a big one. We invite you, yo’ cousin and ya mama too to come out as we strategically align the progressive and revolutionary movement’s efforts. We will be diving into the closure of the Peachtree
and Pine Shelter from all angles (housing, education, access to healthcare, policing for profit). We’ve already confirmed some key players and organizers to give us a full-scale understanding of some very layered issues.

As always bring any printed materials for circulation. Please share
this announcement and the graphic with your network of Ready folks!



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NPU-T 2017 By-laws



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NPU-T AUCC Communiversity: Common Cents Financial Empowerment Workshop in October

Date: Saturday, October 22,2016

Time: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Location: The Shrine of The Black Madonna Cultural Center located at  946 Ralph D. Abernathy Blvd. SW, Atlanta Georgia

Details: Lunch is provided, parking is free in the rear of the building, door prizes awarded hourly, and a Gift certificate is available for the person who brings the most adult participants.

Please distribute the attached flyer to family, friends other adult audiences in your network who would greatly benefit from the development of a personal written financial plan to build wealth and financial stability. The workshop is especially good for those with credit issues seeking to buy a home or planning other major purchases.

Registration is available on-line at (click on Community Engagement box at top of page and select Communiversity, click on Courses and Events photo, click on Financial Empowerment Series, then scroll to Common Cents page bottom and “click here” to register at or call Anthony Otey at 404-523-5148 x 1525 and leave your name, phone number and email address.

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NPU-T City Wide Legislation

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NPU-T October 12, 2016 final



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NPU-T Cascade Road & Cascade Avenue Complete Street Impovements Project


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NPU-T Bike Rack Installations in SW ATL-Survey

I wanted to send along a link to a very important survery that you should fill out, and pass along to your neighbors. The City of Atlanta Planning Department is now soliciting requests for locations for on street bike racks and regular bike racks.
I suggest that you collaborate with your neighborhood associations, and walk your neighborhood in order to identify locations that might best be served with a bike rack. Also keep in mind that the Chief Bicycle Officer(Becky Katz) is a resident of SW Atlanta, and lives in Adair Park. This is a great opportunity for our neighborhoods to get more bike racks installed.
Here is the link:


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