Recently the City of Atlanta approved legislation amending the regulation and taxation of short-term rentals (№20-O-1656). In short: this ordinance penalizes owners who buy properties for the sole use of renting them via companies such as Airbnb by fining them if their guests break certain rules. …

It’s 8 am and 24 degrees and I am waking up to get ready for a mutual aid event at Woodruff Park that starts @ 10 AM. The night before I assembled roughly 50 “packs” to hand out that included PPE/Hygiene/Winter articles. Also included was blankets, coats, wool socks, and…

I grew up in a low income, first generation household. Spanish was my first language. I learned English in school. Half of my days were in Spanish, the other half in English. My mother came to this country roughly 30 years ago and met my father picking turnips. Then they…

I’ll call this….maybe a journal? I am not sure. Also, before I continue, I am a huge advocate of using plain language. English was my second language (I am a proud first generation American) and my grammar is awful. That’s a little information before I move on.

Throughout these past…

Rogelio Arcila

I am a runner, reader, activist, community organizer, and fighter for human rights. Lucho por la gente.

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