Our Allies

We are not alone!

While socialism informs our perspective on politics and the economy, we act in concert with socially and politically progressive people in the Atlanta area. Listed here are websites of organizations with which we have a strong working partnership.

Democratic Socialists of America

www.dsausa.org

The Democratic Socialists of America, Metro Atlanta DSA’s parent organization, is a political and activist organization, not a party, with campus and community-based chapters that use a variety of tactics, from legislative to direct action, to fight for reforms that empower working people. The site is a rich resource of socialist history, analysis and news.

A.R.O.M.A.

www.activismatlanta.org

Activist Recruitment, Organizing, and Mentoring in Atlanta (A.R.O.M.A.) connects people seeking progressive activism opportunities with Atlanta area organizations. Meets monthly.

The Coalition for the People’s Agenda

www.gcpagenda.org

The Coalition for the People’s Agenda, convened by Dr. Joseph Lowery, is active in Atlanta and throughout the Southeast. It sponsors a weekly Stand for Peace and works for voter empowerment.

Georgia Peace and Justice Coalition

www.gpjc.org

“We believe there can only be peace in the presence of justice, so as we oppose war, we also work for justice and the protection of human rights for all.” Georgiapeace.org is the independent website of the Atlanta group of GPJC

Human Rights Atlanta

www.humanrightsatlanta.org

Human Rights Atlanta is a grassroots organization promoting the sixtieth anniversary of the 1948 signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

School of the Americas Watch

www.soaw.org

School of the Americas Watch convenes the annual demonstrations at the gates of Fort Benning in Columbus, GA, to protest U.S. military training of Latin American soldiers who violently repress their own people.

WRFG-FM

www.wrfg.org

Since 1973, WRFG-FM – a noncommercial, community station, – has provided Atlanta with progressive news and grassroots cultural programming at 89.3 FM, produced by volunteers and supported by listener contributions.

Atlanta Progressive News

www.atlantaprogressivenews.com

Atlanta Progressive News is your web source for new stories you won’t get in the AJC.

Atlanta Indymedia

www.atlanta.indymedia.org

Atlanta Indymedia brings a progressive perspective to news stories from the whole world.

Georgia WAND

georgiawand.org

The Georgia chapter of Women’s Action for New Directions fights for safe, sustainable energy, women’s empowerment, and redirecting excessive military spending to meet human and environmental needs.

Atlanta Jobs with Justice

www.atlantajwj.org

Atlanta Jobs with Justice is a coalition of labor unions; community, faith-based and student organizations; and individuals that leads and supports campaigns for economic and social justice in our workplaces and in our communities.

Rise Up Georgia

www.riseupga.org

Rise Up Georgia’s mission is to build the power of working-class communities throughout Georgia, to advance racial and economic justice, by taking bold action on the streets and at the ballot box.

Project South

www.projectsouth.org

For over 25 years, Project South has used popular education techniques to build a base of skilled leadership that directly challenges racism and poverty at the roots.

Atlanta 9to5

www.9to5.org/local-chapters/9to5-georgia/9to5-georgia-info

Atlanta 9to5 works to put working women’s issues on the public agenda, including flexible workplace policies, a fair wage for tipped workers, and elimination of hiring discrimination based on a criminal record.

Racial Justice Action Center

www.rjactioncenter.org

The Racial Justice Action Center is a multiracial organizing and training center building grassroots leadership and power of communities of color and low-income communities to fight for – and win – political and social transformation in Georgia.

Atlanta Women for Equality, Inc.

www.atlantawomenforequality.org

Atlanta Women for Equality, Inc. is dedicated to providing free legal advocacy for low-income women and girls facing sex discrimination in the workplace or at school, protecting and expanding economic and educational opportunities for women and girls, and helping our community shape our workplaces and schools according to true standards of equal treatment.

Atlanta-North Georgia Labor Council (AFL-CIO)

www.atlantalaborcouncil.org

The Atlanta-North Georgia Labor Council (AFL-CIO) works to improve the lives of working families so as to bring economic justice to the workplace and social justice to our community. They lobby, work in coalitions, and constantly seek to build and improve the American labor movement