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A4E member Steve Piazza is a writer and poet living in Athens, Georgia with his wife and cat. He is a retired educator who advocates for education, workers’ rights and global welfare. Interested in writing for our blog? Get in touch! During the first few years of a public school education, […]

Poverty Free Zones: More Than Just Another Sign at School


For over a year, Athens Anti Discrimination Movement (AADM), Athens Immigrant Rights Coalition (AIRC), Athens for Everyone (A4E), and the Racial Justice Task Force (RJTF) at Oconee United Methodist Church have been partnering to advocate for a Community Police Review Board (CPRB). Boards like these have varied designs, but the […]

Community Groups Demanded A Community Police Review Board, & Athens-Clarke ...





We are now accepting nomination applications for the Athens for Everyone Board of Directors! Deadline to apply: January 10, 2020 There are six vacancies, each with a two-year term from February 2020 to February 2022. Applicants should be members of the organization and agree with our core tenets. Board members […]

Call For 2020 Board of Directors Applications



A4E member Steve Piazza is a writer and poet living in Athens, Georgia with his wife and cat. He is a retired educator who advocates for education, workers’ rights and global welfare. Interested in writing for our blog? Get in touch! The next Mayor & Commission voting meeting is Tuesday, December […]

Closing the Wealth Gap One Child at a Time: An ...


Written by Raiana Kelly Accountability court is a criminal justice reform initiative started in the 1990s that aims to provide effective alternatives to sentencing for nonviolent offenders, reduce the prison population, and reduce recidivism. Accountability courts treat nonviolent offenders who suffer from mental illness, addiction, or other health issues using […]

Accountability Courts: What They Are and What They Do


A4E member Steve Piazza is a writer and poet living in Athens, Georgia with his wife and cat. He is a retired educator who advocates for education, workers’ rights and global welfare. Interested in writing for our blog? Get in touch! Consider these statistics from the United States Department of Justice, […]

Working to Stop the School to Prison Pipeline: An Interview ...