So often we talk about compassion as the way we act. I want to challenge that and ask you to think about compassion as the way we show up. Our schedules are busy, without a doubt. And there is always room to choose. Compassionate Atlanta is proud to offer everyone opportunities to show up. And in the next 2 months the offerings are plentiful.

Here is a list of what’s in store. Mark your calendars to save the dates. Then check our Facebook page often as we publish the details for these free events so you can RSVP.

Tonight, August 9th – 7pm at Congregation Gesher L’Torah -David Abitbol – “Words that Transform Hate to Co-Existence

Sunday, August 25th – 5-7pm at 7 Stages – Inclusion in the Media and the Arts -join us as our panelist share their experiences and be apart of the conversation to work towards authentic inclusion.

Saturday, September 7th – 12-2pm at Clarkston Community Center – Be the Change: Compassion for Mother Earth with Shannon Willow and the Sierra Club-Georgia Chapter. Learn from a devoted Earth advocate, and see how science and art can come together to influence compassionate practice for Mother Earth.

Saturday, September 14th – 7 pm – Theatrical Outfit – The Laramie Project – (Downtown Dialogue) and get $10 off your tickets, use Promo Code: CompassionateATL

Sunday, September 15th – 5:30-7:30pm at The Phillip Rush Center – Intersection of Disability, Identity & Sexuality, co-hosted by SOJOURN, facilitated by Spenser Norris and Parker Glick.

Wednesday, September 18th – 7pm, old Dekalb Courthouse, Dekalb Remembrance Project with the NAACP, “A Journey of Remembrance and Reconciliation” -join us in looking back, and committing to create a better future for all.

Saturday, September 21st – 12:30-3:30pm – Waller’s Coffee in Decatur – International Day of Peace – lots of activities and co-hosts. Family Friendly. Look out for more details soon.

SAVE THE DATE! October 6thHOME: Bringing Compassion to Life – 4-6pm – the Frazer Center – Compassionate Atlanta’s 3rd annual event to uplift voices of compassion and raise funds for this much needed work. For sponsorship or host opportunities, please contact We’d love to have your support to create more good in our world.

Join us when you can. Bring a friend or two. And remember- when you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.

Let’s make a change together.

Leanne Rubenstein 
Compassion Cultivator/ED
Compassionate Atlanta

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