Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs: Atlanta Soccer Festival

10/7/2017 11:00 AM

Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs: Atlanta Soccer Festival

Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs presents
the Atlanta Soccer Festival

Mayor Kasim Reed, Welcoming Atlanta, Atlanta United, and Soccer in the Streets invite you to come join us for the Atlanta Soccer Festival.

The Soccer Festival is an annual event that offers the opportunity for agencies to directly engage with Atlanta’s diverse immigrant and refugee community and for immigrants and refugees to gain a better understanding of the City of Atlanta. Last year, we had over 500 community members in attendance, with 19 languages spoken and 35 community organizations tabling and providing information to attendees.

Activities: Friendly pick-up games and skills training - facilitated by Soccer in the Streets, free food and entertainment, and tabling by City of Atlanta and community agencies.

There will be games, prizes, food, celebrities and more!
Receive information on how to live, work, and play in the City of Atlanta.

Interested in volunteering? Please submit our volunteer sign-up form:eepurl.com/cSvUon


Be sure to check "Special Events (Atlanta Soccer Festival)" under Program Interests. Once you have filled out the form, we will send you information about volunteering at the event.
Date: Saturday, October ​7, 2017
Time: 11am - 3pm.
Venue: Georgia State University Football Field. GSU Football Practice Facility, 188 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SE, Atlanta, GA 30312
Free.
Contact: Welcoming Atlanta, 55 Trinity Ave, SW, Suite 2400, Atlanta, GA 30303, welcomingatlanta@atlantaga.gov, facebook.com/welcomingatlhttps://www.facebook.com/events/1432938530116070

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PREVIOUS FESTIVAL:
Soccer!
It is the sport that cuts across all racial, social and economic lines. It is the sport that unites us all. Mayor Kasim Reed and the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs presents the Atlanta Soccer Festival. The Georgia State University Football Field with be filled with soccer clinics, soccer matches, ​food, celebrities and a whole lot more!
The Atlanta Soccer Festival is an opportunity to celebrate all that our foreign born community contributes to the City of Atlanta. As a city, we know that our strength is in our diversity and there is no better way to celebrate this diversity than through the sport of soccer.

Last year, we had over 430 community members in attendance, with 18 languages spoken and 35 community organizations tabling and providing information to attendees.
Soccer clinics and pick-up games by Soccer in the Streets, ​food, celebrities, and information on how to work, live, and play in the City of Atlanta.
Clinics and
Pick-up games: Every hour on the hour.
Presentations: By City of Atlanta agencies and community partners.

Date: Saturday, October 15, 2016
Time: 11am - 3pm.
Venue: Georgia State University Football Field. GSU Football Practice Facility, 188 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SE, Atlanta, GA 30312
Free.
Contact: Welcoming Atlanta, 55 Trinity Ave, SW, Suite 2400, Atlanta, GA 30303, welcomingatlanta@atlantaga.gov, facebook.com/welcomingatlhttps://www.facebook.com/events/1782110678699082/

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PREVIOUS FESTIVAL:
Date: Saturday, September 12, 2015
Time: 1pm - 6pm.
Venue: Georgia State University Football Field. GSU Football Practice Facility, 188 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SE, Atlanta, GA 30312
Free.
Contact: Welcoming Atlanta, 55 Trinity Ave, SW, Suite 2400, Atlanta, GA 30303, welcomingatlanta@atlantaga.gov, facebook.com/welcomingatl


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