DSA Pushing to Keep Families Together at our Borders

DSA Member Alexander Hernandez started a new Immigrant Rights working group for MADSA and helped coordinate the Families Belong Together Day of Action for Children at the ICE headquarters in Atlanta on June 1st (gallery below). Several groups had representatives present and a crowd of about 100 people got together at noon on a Friday for… Read more »

Building Our Organization

At our May general membership meeting we discussed our proposed bylaws changes in detail and voted to pass them 36 to 1, but as we did not have a quorum the remaining votes needed for this important decision can be submitted here (for members only. If you can’t see the poll, sign in with the email… Read more »

Still Fighting to Remove Decatur’s Confederate Monument

MADSA joined others in yet another rally against the infamous “Lost Cause” monument in Decatur Square on Saturday, May 5. Member Daniel Hanley described the scene: “Liberation Lawyer Mawuli Davis, Beacon Hill Branch – NAACP, and Hate Free Decatur give ample credit to the young people and students leading the movement against symbols of white supremacy… Read more »

Meeting and Acting for Economic Justice

MADSA members (some returning, some new) met at CWA Local 3204 for our monthly membership meeting this past Sunday (4/29). We heard reports from the membership and our coalition partners, then broke up into working groups to organize actions and events. Shannan Reaze, director of Atlanta Jobs with Justice, distributed their annual Justice Catalog for… Read more »