NPU-S General Meeting *tomorrow*, Thursday November 15

This Thursday, the 15th, will be the NPU-S General Meeting for November 2018.  Yes, it's the third Thursday, as usual - the first Thursday of the month was the first.


This month has four voting items and one special voting item, namely the vote on NPU-S's bylaws.

Every NPU has its own set of bylaws, guiding how the NPU is organized, its voting requirements, etc. According to our bylaws, in order to vote on matters brought before NPU-S, a person has to have residency within the NPU and have attended three meetings within the last year. However, when voting on the bylaws, the only restriction is that the voter is a resident of the NPU - no attendance requirement.

Hope you can make it!



Free movie November 18: "Herskovits at the Heart of Blackness"

The Baton Foundation, Inc., in partnership with the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, will host a film screening and facilitated discussion about Melville Herskovits and notions of Black culture and identity. This program is free and open to the public.

For more information, go to https://thebatonfoundation.org/events/herskovits-at-the-heart-of-blackness/

Sunday, November 18, 2018
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Auburn Avenue Research Library
101 Auburn Avenue NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
United States



2018 Voting Information

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Elections matter, and state and local elections matter more than many people realize. We encourage all eligible voters to vote in the upcoming 2018 elections, and to help, we've assembled registration and voting information at http://www.npu-s.org/p/your-voting-information.html There, you'll find information about how to check your registration, how to vote via absentee ballot, information about the candidates, and analysis of the various statewide referenda.

This information has been curated from various sources and is by no means comprehensive - if you have additional information to add, please get in touch with us and we'll keep it updated!

Record Restriction Summit - Nov 12 - 12-4

Clear your arrest record!
Monday, November 12, 2018
12 p.m. - 4 p.m.
1589 Peachtree Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30309

If you have an arrest record, you may be eligible for record restriction.

The Record-Restriction Summit offers a free one-day process to help clear arrests in cases when:

  • You were not convicted or pled no contest
  • You were convicted of certain misdemeanors while under age 21
  • You completed a Pre-Trial Intervention or Diversion Program
  • You Completed a First Offender, Case Sealed Process


Pre-Registration is required by Monday, November 12, 2018. This event is limited to the first 300 registrants.

For more information and pre-registration go to: http://www.fultoncountyga.gov/recordrestriction

November 3 - Turn Up / Turn Out Voter Event

The Bakery Atlanta and Georgia Artists for Progress are teaming up to present “Turn Up / Turn Out” on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at The Bakery in Southwest Atlanta (). Featuring musical performances by Little Tybee, Linqua Franca, LONER, along with art and speaking engagements by local politicians, “Turn Up / Turn Out” celebrates civic engagement and encourages voter participation.

“Turn Up / Turn Out” also provides other opportunities to get civically engaged and make your voice heard. Liliana Bakhtiari’s “Georgia for all Georgians” school bus painted by the Living Melody Collective will be on site and will serve as a mobile advocacy project. C4 Atlanta will be there gathering voter stories with artists Floyd Hall and Meredith Kooi as part of its project “Vote with Your heART.” 

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, go to https://www.facebook.com/events/1924597577604095/

Urban Forest Activities, courtesy of WAWA

EcoAddendum : Urban Forest Restoration Education/ Restoration Activities & Volunteer Days.

Projects are to educate, engage, and create opportunities of volunteering in learning techniques, and practices of Native and Invasive Species.

Projects/Trainings/Volunteering Opportunities like: How to Remove Kudzu and other Invasive Vines, Forrest Restoration/ Invasive Removal Stewardship Training, and Native Wildflower Replanting

For more information and to sign up, go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/urban-forest-education-restoration-volunteer-days-ecoaddendum-wawa-tickets-51670836864