December Events-join us!

posted Nov 30, 2011, 9:56 AM by GFADP staff   [ updated Aug 31, 2012, 8:29 AM ]
In lieu of our December meeting; we'd like you to join us for our annual Holiday Party with Amnesty International’s Southern Regional Office on Thursday, December 8, 6:30-9:00 p.m. at the Phillip Rush Center; 1530 Dekalb Avenue, Suite A; Atlanta, GA 30307 (One block from the Candler Park MARTA Station next to Radial Cafe).  Beverages and wine will be provided.  Please bring a dish to share.  Come any time between 6:30 and 9 and stay for whatever time you can.  We will be signing Christmas cards for the 103 people on Georgia’s death row and Amnesty will have letters to send to people in prisons around the world and to world leaders asking for political prisoners to be released. 

Saturday, December 10 - Human Rights Atlanta- Anniversary of the Declaration of Human Rights – 5pm - 7 pm at the Auburn Avenue Research Library.  Please join us for the opening of the Visualize Human Rights art exhibit. Atlanta based organizations have created pieces that illustrate and represent one of the articles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.  GFADP will depict Article 5: No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.

Saturday, December 10 -Screening of TOO MUCH DOUBT- Tribute Lofts; John Wesley Dobbs; Atlanta, GA 30312-7pm-10pm
Cerebral Motion Productions, is producing a three part series entitled, Corruption: The Politics of Crime. The first in this series is TOO MUCH DOUBT: The Story of Troy A. Davis, which looks into the international campaign to stop his execution. It features Martina Correia, Kim Davis and other members of the Davis family as well as Big Boi and prominent leaders in the campaign and includes, GFADP Board members, Sen. Vincent Fort, Sara Totonchi, Terrica Redfield-Ganzy and Kathryn Hamoudah. The screening is free and open to the public. Please note that the release date is Dec. 12, but the screening will be on the 10th.
For those of you who haven’t yet thanked Gov. Kitzhaber for halting an upcoming execution and granting a moratorium in Oregon, you can do so here.