Community Partners

Whether you are a PhD student studying representation in science-fiction literature, an MPH student trying to interpret the ANOVAs of racialized health disparity or a college student learning to infect red blood cells with malaria parasites…at times it might feel like your academic pursuits are taking you further away from the peoples and places you want to impact. What is the point of science, or art, in the face of the Hegemony?

Critical Junctures has invited local non-profit groups to join us as Community Partners; The Work of Art will create an intentional space wherein academics, activists and students can learn together in seminars & workshops, tableing, and info distribution.

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Access Reproductive Care – Southeast helps Southerners and their families navigate the pathways to access safe, compassionate, and affordable reproductive care by providing financial and logistical support and building power in our communities through advocacy, education, and leadership development.

 

 

10580953_672831912808768_8098090096169735853_oLost-n-Found Youth is an Atlanta-based nonprofit organization whose mission is to take homeless lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youths up to age 25 off the street and transition them into more permanent housing. Nationwide, 40% of homeless youth identify as LGBTQ. LNFY is the only homeless shelter providing these services to queer youth in the South.

 

 

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Founded in 1973, Lambda Legal is the oldest and largest national legal organization whose mission is to achieve full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work. As a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, they do not charge our clients for legal representation or advocacy, and they receive no government funding. They depend on contributions from supporters around the country. They’re on the front lines of legal defense of trans Americans. 

 

 

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Science for the People arose in 1969 out of the anti-war
movement and lasted until 1989….but now they are BACK on the SCENE. With a Marxist analysis and non-hierarchical governing structure, Science for the People tackles the militarization of scientific research, the corporate control of research agendas, the political implications of sociobiology and other scientific theories, the environmental consequences of energy policy, inequalities in health care, and many other issues.

 

 

The Emory Graduate Organizing Committee came together in 2016, following the National Labor Relations Board’s ruling that graduate students qualify as university employees and therefore have a right to unionize, with the aim of forming a graduate student labor union at Emory University. We feel that the compensation, benefits, and workplace conditions for graduate students would be improved if we had collective bargaining rights.

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links_wrfgWRFG 89.3FM is Atlanta’s community radio station for progressive information and handpicked music. WRFG provides a voice for those who have been traditionally denied access to the broadcast media, through the involvement of a broad base of community elements to guarantee that access. In the utilization of the Foundation’s facilities and in its programs the following communities will receive first priority:
Those who continue to be denied free and open access to the broadcast media, and those who suffer oppression or exploitation based upon class, race, sex, age or creed or sexual orientation.

The mission of Beacon of Hope is “Strengthening families and communities through education, family support and empowerment, community development (including affordable housing), and advocacy in the Old Fourth Ward and surrounding communities.”
We are an organization grounded in the conviction that community strength begins with families that have emotional security, economic independence, a sense of purpose, and a confident vision of the future.

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