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Racial justice organizers to lead march to stop Cop City, demand corporate divestment from police foundation

Following city council\’s vote to authorize a lease agreement of 381 acres of forest to Atlanta Police Foundation, demonstrators demand corporate sponsors divest from APF, the foundation be dissolved, and the Cop City lease agreement cancelled This article was originally …

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Coca-Cola steps down from Atlanta Police Foundation, Color of Change releases groundbreaking report

The corporation reportedly left the APF\’s Board of Trustees as Color of Change releases report exposing police foundation ties to Fortune 500 companies, corporate mega-donors following longstanding community organizing efforts against police violence and to Stop Cop City in Atlanta …

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Atlanta protesters arrested while City Council passes lease agreement with police foundation

Eleven protesters were reportedly detained by the Atlanta Police Department following a demonstration outside of Council Member Natalyn Archibong\’s residence ATLANTA — On Wed., Sept. 8, The Mainline received reports that protesters were gathered outside of city council members homes …

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To fill a void of democratic practices in Atlanta, local residents organize the People\’s Town Hall on \’Cop City\’

ATLANTA — Last month, the City of Atlanta and the Atlanta Police Foundation held two virtual sessions regarding the newly proposed 150-acre police training facility that would occupy 381 acres of forested land in unincorporated DeKalb County. The land is …

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Video report: Councilmember Joyce Sheperd\’s press conference in response to local Stop Cop City movement

ATLANTA — On Mon., June 7 — the same day that the Atlanta City Council unanimously voted to increase the Atlanta Police Department budget, District 12 Councilwoman Joyce Sheperd introduced an ordinance to allow Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms to issue a …

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Report: Atlanta City Council holds ordinance to lease land to Atlanta Police Foundation

Councilmember Sheperd holds brief press conference at police precinct during council meeting, absent during portions of public comment ATLANTA — During today’s finance executive committee meeting in Atlanta City Council, council members reviewed Joyce Sheperd’s newly introduced ordinance, 21-O-0367, which …

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Councilmember Joyce Sheperd introduces ordinance to lease land to Atlanta Police Foundation to build training facility

ATLANTA — During the last regular city council meeting on Mon., June 7, Councilmember Joyce Sheperd introduced an ordinance authorizing Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms to lease approximately 381 acres of city property to the Atlanta Police Foundation (APF) for the …

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