Category: Community Coverage

Women’s March – Atlanta 2017

Women’s March – Atlanta 2017

January 21, 2017 | By

As part of a global event on January 21, 2017, more than 60,000 people joined the Women’s March movement in Atlanta, Georgia.  Atlanta march organizers had anticipated 10,000 marchers.  However, heavy morning rains threatened march participation.  The morning rains, however, turned to afternoon sunshine for the actual march that started at the Center for Center for […]

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Dining for Women – Typical Dinner

Dining for Women – Typical Dinner

January 19, 2017 | By

This video was made to encourage women who would like to start a local DFW chapter by providing an example of a typical Dining for Women dinner. Although dinners vary from an afternoon coffee klatch to a sit-down potluck dinner, you will quickly establish your own chapter meeting style.

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Pride Parade 2016 Atlanta, GA

Pride Parade 2016 Atlanta, GA

October 17, 2016 | By

Atlanta Unitarian Universalists (UU) marched in the 46th Annual Pride Parade in Atlanta, GA on October 9, 2016.  The Vision of Atlanta’s Pride organization  (“We envision a world where persons with widely diverse gender and sexual identities are united, visible, and equal.”) closely aligns with the first Unitarian Universalist principle of “the inherent worth and […]

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Celebration Rally at Liberty Plaza, HB 757

Celebration Rally at Liberty Plaza, HB 757

April 6, 2016 | By

Following the veto of Georgia’s Governor Deal of House Bill 757, a celebration rally was held in Liberty Plaza near the state capitol building on April 5, 2016.  The rally was organized by Georgia Unites Against Discrimination.  The Executive Director, Jeff Graham, spoke at the rally and also introduced a number of other speakers.

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Clergy Speak Out Against Religious Freedom Bills

Clergy Speak Out Against Religious Freedom Bills

March 9, 2016 | By

On March 8, 2016, Representatives from Atlanta’s clergy held a press conference in front of the Georgia State Capitol to speak in opposition to religious freedom bills before the state legislative bodies.  

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Atlanta Pride Parade 2015

Atlanta Pride Parade 2015

October 12, 2015 | By

This video was produced for the Atlanta metro area Unitarian Universalist congregation who marched in large numbers on October 11, 2015 in the 45th Atlanta Pride Parade.

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Dining for Women Story

Dining for Women Story

July 22, 2015 | By

A representative video of a series of videos produced for Dining for Women in which women tell how they became involved with the organization. About Dining for Women CHANGING THE WORLD ONE WOMAN, ONE GIRL, ONE DINNER AT A TIME Dining for Women is a global giving circle that funds grassroots programs working in developing […]

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Protest Rally SB 129 Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Protest Rally SB 129 Religious Freedom Restoration Act

March 31, 2015 | By

Hundreds joined with clergy from across the religious spectrum to protest the Georgia legislature’s consideration of SB 129, the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.  The bill is widely seen as providing a legal framework for discriminating against Georgia’s LGBT community and others. The event attracted the attention of both local and national media. The Georgia legislative […]

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Dining For Women Meet to Support The Grandmother Project

Dining For Women Meet to Support The Grandmother Project

March 15, 2015 | By

Six chapters in the north metro Atlanta area met on Sunday, March 15, 2015 in the Social Hall at Northwest Universalist Congregation in Sandy Springs for a group dinner. Dining for Women is currently supporting the Grandmother Project in Senegal, where girls face constraints related to female genital mutilation, early/ forced marriage, teen pregnancy and limited […]

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Dining for Women Holds Regional 13th Month Event

Dining for Women Holds Regional 13th Month Event

December 7, 2014 | By

In December 2014, over 60 women from Dining for Women chapters in the Southeast region attended the 3rd Annual DFW 13 Month dinner held at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Atlanta.   The co-founder of  Dining for Women (DFW), Marsha Wallace, was the keynote speaker.  Also providing comments were Barb Collins, DFW co-founder, and Beth […]

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