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Special Collections and Archives: The Gift of Activism: Which Side Are You On? : Why Occupy?

The struggle for rights, autonomy, and certain freedoms has been waged throughout human existence, and the gift of activism has been handed down from one generation to the next.

Finacial Tensions, Global, National and Grass Roots, Comes to GSU

The worldwide financial turmoil in recent years provoked many activist responses. Georgia State University students participated in Occupy Georgia State and Occupy Atlanta in an effort to bring attention to issues affecting students and society. Y2012-01, Diana Eidson Papers, Social Change Collection.

Students Organize

Occupy Atlanta protestor at the steps of the Atlanta Federal Reserve. Y2012-02, Steve Osborne Collection, Social Change Collection.Y2011Y2012

Y2012-01, Diana Eidson Papers, Social Change Collection.

Occupy Wall Street becomes Occupy Atlanta, becomes Occupy GSU

Occupy Atlanta/GSU protestors holds sign saying, “You’ve Bailed Out Wall Street, What About Us? Forgive Student Loan Debt to Stimulate the Economy.” Steve Osborne Collection, Social Change Collection