Wrap up from East Atlanta Unity Event, Sunday 2/12/2017
A big thanks to everybody that came out to the Unity Gathering Sunday presented by Councilmember Natalyn Archibong and EACA. With an estimated 200 people on hand listening to a range of speakers the hope was for a sincere approach to show our neighborhood as a place of acceptance, tolerance and support for all our residents and guests to our community.
Speakers included Archibong herself, a unity poem recited by two of our local BPA students, EACA President Lewis Cartee, City of Atlanta Council President Caesar Mitchell, Nate Minor from Screenfixing.com as a voice for the business district, an education trio consisting of current Burgess-Peterson Academy Elementary School principal, David White, current D.H. Stanton principal and former Burgess-Peterson principal Robin Christian (Robbins), and Matt Westmoreland, Atlanta Board of Education Representative for District 3 as well as Imam Plemon T. El-Amin, Imam Emeritus of the Atlanta Masjid of Al-Islam.
Thanks is also extended to both Screenfixing.com for our sound and Joe's Coffee for the contribution of beverages.
Lewis Cartee, EACA President
Tropical Storm Irma wreaked havoc on thousands of residents throughout Georgia and Florida. District 5 also suffered damages in the wake of the storm.
EACA presents... Movies under the stars! A free community event for you, your friends and family. All ages welcome. Concessions for sale or bring your own.
Neighbor in Need East Atlanta is seeking a grant writer to help us obtain money to continue to fund our projects.
East Atlanta Security Patrol (EASP) is offering the month of September free to new and returning members!
With a focus on preserving greenspace in Atlanta, 5th District Councilmember Natalyn Archbong has introduced and the City Council passed two ordinances.
EAV RunFest, benefiting our local elementary school Burgess-Peterson Academy, is coming up on September 3rd. Sign-up to Run or Walk at www.runeav.com.
Join us on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at beautiful Brownwood Park in East Atlanta for another great day of bike racing & other fun festival activities! The Brownwood Bike Rally is a festive event celebrating cycling, fitness and health, for kids and adults.
Come by the EAV farmers market space this Saturday, August 26th, to watch Labyrinth under the stars, right in your own backyard. Admission is free!
The Greatest Show in EAV! Join us under the Big Top for the Neighbor in Need Circus Gala on Saturday, October 21st.
Meet your neighbors and have some fun at the East Atlanta Strut!
BATL’s August Civil War hike on Saturday, August 26th, will begin at the end of the Battle of Atlanta and move towards the beginning of the historic battle.