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This Weekend: Occupy The Hood Atlanta Hosts ‪#HoodWeekATL‬

Posted 2 years ago on July 16, 2012, 9:23 p.m. EST by OccupyWallSt

poster for Hood Week, see below for text

Occupy the Hood has organized a weekend of action—dubbed “Hood Week”—where OTH chapters from all over the country will come together for community building, positive networking, education, and empowerment. OTC chapters will converge in Atlanta for Hood Week over the July 20-22 weekend to promote peace and unity within neighborhoods.

Occupy the Hood is an affinity group working to bring more people of color and their concerns to the Occupy movement. To learn more visit them on the web at www.officialoccupythehood.org or on Facebook or Twitter.

HOOD WEEK SCHEDULE

FRIDAY (July 20th, 2012)
Occupy The Hood Meet & Greet!
8PM-2AM

An evening of introduction and positive networking. Buy tickets in advance here. Hurry, tickets are limited.

The OTH Meet & Greet will Feature:

  • Occupy The Hood National Chapters
  • The artwork of local Atlanta artists
  • Tattoo artist on rooftop
  • Conscious poets

SATURDAY (July 21th, 2012)
“Unity Day” Occupy Your Mind!

Grow something! Teach something! A day of building, workshops and community service designed to educate, engage and empower. Email OTH at HoodWeekATL@gmail.com for vending or sponsorship info.

SUNDAY (July 22th, 2012)
Occupy The Hood Presents: “Rep Your Hood” Blowout BBQ Finale
2PM-9AM
Maddox Park (1142 Donald Lee Hollowell Pky Nw, Atlanta, GA 30318)

This will be a family reunion style event, because we are FAMILY! Several activities, music artists and informational speakers will be there. All we need is YOU, and your dish and/or drink.

There are several community organizations (local and national) slated to donate their time and resources to this cause. Occupy the Hood would love to have your assistance in this effort as well. You can reach them at Occupythehoodatl@gmail.com or www.facebook.com/OccupyTheHoodAtlanta for further info/sponsorship packages.

Also, please consider donating on WePay to help make Hood Week a success.

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[-] 1 points by doitagain (234) from Brooklyn, NY 2 years ago

speak up! have fun. you can get it at any moment. Never take life seriously; nobody gets out alive anyway