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4th & Hungry: Super Bowl Party for Atlanta’s Homeless

On February 2, 2014,  Super Bowl Sunday, Atlanta’s homeless will not be in the cold while others watch the game. This year starting at 5 pm at the Atlanta Recovery Center (169 Trinity Ave SW, Atlanta, GA 30303)  our people without will watch the game and enjoy food donated by Chick Fil-A. Sponsors of this event include: Outside Looking In, Chick Fil-A Foundation, Arrington & Phillips, LLP, New Way of Life Ministries, and City of Atlanta Public Defender’s Office. There are volunteer opportunities to both serve and donate money toward the festivities. For more information, contact artisbrunson@att.net. #4th&Hungry

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The Proposed City of South Fulton, GA

The 2013 Georgia General Assembly session ended in April with a gaggle of legislation that specifically targeted the Fulton County Government TO STOP PROVIDING CITY SERVICES TO UNINCORPORATED SOUTH FULTON. The New City of South Fulton would be the 4th largest City in Fulton County with close to 90,000 residents and 9th largest in the State. Approximately $16 million dollars in new revenue would be available from the County Local Option Sales tax pool improving the City’s financial viability.There will be a full-time mayor and 7 district council members with one Council President at large. Taxes will not go up because the new City is formed. For more information, contact Benny Crane, Chairman  for Unified South Fulton, Inc.  at  southfultonunited@live.com.

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2014 Black History Film Festival: Calling All Urban Filmmakers!

Every February, Urban Film Review (UFR) & Color of Cinema Foundation presents the Black History Film Festival( BHFF), which showcases approximately 12 films of black history and culture crafted through the lens of local and national urban filmmakers. Since its inception in 2011, the family-friendly festival has been targeted toward all ages, races, and ethnicities.   Food vendors are available during the entire festival. Youth sponsorships are solicited annually so that children from the Atlanta metro can attend the event by bus. The purpose of the event is to educate, empower, and inspire all audiences about black history from both past and current struggles to triumphs. For more information, click here.

 

 

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