People’s Inauguration: Just the Beginning

A diverse crowd of about 100 people rallied in cold, damp weather at Hurt Park on the day before Brian Kemp’s inauguration, to declare “Not our governor!”; denounce the stolen election; and pledge to work together for policies and candidates that will help, not harm, the people of Georgia. MADSA Chair and rally emcee Erin… Read more »

Action to Protect Homeless Brothers and Sisters

From a report by MADSA member Lorraine Fontana: The Direct Action Hunger Alliance, ATL Homeless Relief, and the Housing Justice League responded on Monday, Jan. 7 to the several deaths of people without shelter who have been dying of exposure on the street in the colder weather. First a march from the Coroner’s Office to… Read more »

At the Stewart Detention Center With El Refugio

By Andy Bedingfield Whether or not you’re already a member of MADSA, my trip this past Saturday to Stewart Detention Center in Lumpkin with a group of fellow MADSA carpool comrades (see photo) was absolutely worth repeating yourselves, and lemme tell y’all why. El Refugio is a hospitality house located just blocks away from the… Read more »

Getting Ready for 2019

At our December general meeting, veteran public interest lobbyist Larry Pellegrini shared his deep knowledge of what goes on inside the Gold Dome and what the 2019 Georgia legislative session has in store for us. Pellegrini is considered the leader of the progressive organizations that gather at the Capitol every day during the session to… Read more »