Sen. Vincent Fort to Join Peoplestown Residents at City Hall for All Night Sleep In Protest
ATLANTA (October 22, 2015) | Sen. Vincent Fort (D- Atlanta) will attend an all night sleep in protest to support the Atlanta neighborhood of Peoplestown, TODAY, October 22, 2015 beginning at 6:30 p.m., encouraging City Hall to find a suitable solution for residents that doesn’t displace them or destroy their homes. Although city officials have agreed to abandon plans to demolish 93-year-old Ms. Mattie Jackson’s home, other residents still face similar challenges with no plans to leave the community they helped create.
A press conference will be held at the conclusion of the event on Friday, October 23, 2015 at 10 a.m.
WHAT: Peoplestown All Night Sleep In Protest and Press Conference
WHEN: Thursday, October 22, 2015
Sleep In Protest beginning at 6:30 p.m. lasting until 10 a.m. Press Conference on Friday
WHERE: Atlanta City Hall
68 Mitchell St SW
Atlanta, GA 30316
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For Immediate Release:
October 22, 2015
For Information Contact:
Adam Sweat, Acting Director