AID Atlanta: The Southeast’s largest, most comprehensive AIDS Service Organization

AIDS Memorial Quilt: A powerful visual reminder of the AIDS pandemic

Atlanta Community Food Bank: Creating food security for all Atlantans

Environmental Working Group: Tons of information on the 2013 Farm Bill, plus the Good list and the Naughty list of household cleaning products

Georgia Organics: Grow Georgia

The Human Rights Campaign: Working for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equal Rights

Jerusalem House: Permanent supportive housing designated for Atlanta’s homeless and low-income population with HIV/AIDS

A Place At The Table: A 2012 documentary about hunger in America. Though they share the same name, this must-see film is entirely unrelated to the novel.

Sojourners: Faith in Action

The Southern Foodways Alliance: Studying, documenting, and celebrating the diverse foodways of the changing South

There are many kinds of activism.

I’m Pro-Flannery O’Connor