Past Atlanta Event: VOL 39

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VOL 39

March 24, 2019
@ Brother Moto

It's for those who have wandered through the land of other, the district of distinct, and lived to tell the tale.

Anything that has stretched your perspective is fair game: a high school rivalry at an away game, your first time eating creme brûlée, or a concept borrowed from a trip abroad.

Huge thanks to our sponsors: Brother Moto and Eventide Brewing!

And did we mention, your $5 donation gets you admission and a beer!

 

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Girl Uninterrupted

BY HAN PHAM
@ VOL 39 ON MAR 24, 2019

Han Pham talks about an Atlanta group working to ensure that young female refugees have the opportunity to continue their education.

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A Boy from Bumpville

BY DAN CRAIN
@ VOL 39 ON MAR 24, 2019

Dan Crain talks about his journey from a very sheltered youth, ignorant of the dimensions of race and racism in America, to his spiritual calling to work as a pastor with a focus on racial reconciliation. 

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Ideological Foreigner

BY KUMAR KRISHNAN
@ VOL 39 ON MAR 24, 2019

Kumar Krishnan talks about this journey to find a spiritual and ideological home after emigrating to America at a young age.  

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What Not to Wear

BY SASHA FRIEDMAN
@ VOL 39 ON MAR 24, 2019

Sasha Friedman tells us about defining our selves through our styles, sometimes when we didn't even sign up for it.

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Not From Here: Invasive Plants

BY TARYN HEIDEL
@ VOL 39 ON MAR 24, 2019

Taryn Heidel tells us about the local flora of the Atlanta area, the invading species that are displacing them and how we can tell the difference.

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Whitewashing History

BY WILLIAM GREER
@ VOL 39 ON MAR 24, 2019

Will Greer talks about the role the Dunning School and the Daughters of the Confederacy played in providing the funding and legitimacy behind the whitewashing of the civil war and set the stage for modern false narratives.

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I am not a politician, and so can you

BY LAUREN WELSH
@ VOL 39 ON MAR 24, 2019

Lauren Welsh talks about the experience of entering the foreign space of politics, running for office, and how others can get more involved in and take charge of the civic responsibilities of their communities.

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Ice Queens
and The Art of not Letting it Go

BY JULIE BODAM MACARTNEY
@ VOL 39 ON MAR 24, 2019

Julie Macartney tells us about her experience of growing up as an adoptee from Korea and making sense of her identity and history.

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Walking Across Other People's Land

BY WILLIAM MCDONALD
@ VOL 39 ON MAR 24, 2019

Will McDonald talks about the legal right to roam that exists in Sweden and other countries, that allows people to traverse across farmlands and have a more immediate experience and relationship with their environment, and what that might look like, here in America if those legal standards were translated over.

Kumar Krishnan
in Atlanta
Lauren Welsh
Executive Director, Little 5 Points CID in Atlanta
WILLIAM GREER
Graduate Student/Graduate Teaching Assistant, Georgia State University in Atlanta
Julie Bodam Macartney
Non-profit management in Atlanta
Sasha Friedman
Marketer, Mailchimp in Atlanta
Rolanda Powell
Marketing Manager, Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta
William McDonald
Tax Lawyer, McDonald Tax Law, LLC in Atlanta
Taryn Heidel
Forest Restoration Coordintor, Trees Atlanta in Atlanta
Dan Crain
Pastor, REMERGE in Atlanta
Han Pham
Board Member, Global Village Project in Decatur