Tree Planting Ceremony:   50 Guns - 50 Shovels - 50 Trees | Honoring the 50th Anniversary of Dr. King’s Assassination
Apr
8
8:45 AM08:45

Tree Planting Ceremony: 50 Guns - 50 Shovels - 50 Trees | Honoring the 50th Anniversary of Dr. King’s Assassination

The King Center & Lead to Life invite community members, families, and folks working on the frontlines of violence prevention, racial justice and environmental regeneration to join together to plant 50 trees in honor of the 50th Anniversary of King's assassination and the larger reverberations of violence on people and the planet. 50 decommissioned weapons are being transformed into 50 shovels to plant the sacred trees on this auspicious gathering.

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Permaculture Action Day w/ Lead to Life @ Mena's Farm
Apr
7
10:00 AM10:00

Permaculture Action Day w/ Lead to Life @ Mena's Farm

Lead to Life, Permaculture Action Network and Mena's Farm invite you to join us for a “Permaculture Action Day” of ecological regeneration, workshops, music and radical joy. For this occasion, Rawtools & James Brenner have reimagined and forged an arsenal of garden tools made from weapons. Folks from across Atlanta are invited to come together to work with the Earth utilizing these ceremonial tools— This event is free, and all are welcome to attend! Come by and enjoy a day of hands-on regenerative projects, music, shared food, workshops, meeting new people, and taking action as a community, at a local Black-owned farm! 

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Reimagine Violence: A Guns to Shovels Ceremony
Apr
6
6:30 PM18:30

Reimagine Violence: A Guns to Shovels Ceremony

  • 348 Auburn Avenue Northeast Atlanta, GA, 30312 United States (map)
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Lead to Life invites you to participate in our live alchemy ceremony where together, we will, finish transforming weapons into 50 shovels. 348 Auburn Ave, King Historic District

Our metal casting artist James Brenner and blacksmith Mike Martin (director of RawTools) will lead us in a live demonstration of making tools from weapons. 50 years after Dr. King’s assassination, we will fulfill the prophecy of turning “swords into plowshares.”

Join us as we gather in prayer, in grief, in praise, and in creative action to reimagine violence in our city, our country, and our world.
 

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The People's Supper: Healing Justice & Spiritual Ecology In King's Wake
Apr
4
6:00 PM18:00

The People's Supper: Healing Justice & Spiritual Ecology In King's Wake

Lead to Life invites you to The People's Supper: a dinner & conversation centering Healing Justice & Spiritual Ecology 50 years after Dr. King. Chef Maricela Vega of Chicomecóatl will be serving up a southern-influenced meal rooted in the histories of African + Mesoamerican diasporic cuisine. Mike + Shyretha Sheats from The Plate Sale are also joining us and preparing the last meal that Dr. King never had the opportunity to eat - it is our intention that we may be nourished by his vision and that we may live into the question, what is his dream asking of us at this time? Produced by Lead to Life, The People's Supper, #ChopItUpATL, and ThinkTable. 

 

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