From: Atlanta Progressive News
May 21, 2017 PILAR VERDES
On Tuesday, May 15, 2017, eight activists including pastors, students, teachers, artists, and retired workers were arrested after disrupting a Georgia Board of Regents public hearing, where they demanded an end to banning undocumented students from enrolling in public universities in Georgia.
The eight community members arrested are: Rev. Jonathan Rogers, Pastor at UUCA; Laura Emiko Soltis, Freedom University; Greg Ames, Housing Justice League; Jennifer Merritt, Emory University graduate student; Eleanor Davis, Illustrator; J.T. Pennington, Georgia State University student; Richard Hunsinger, UGA graduate; and Rev. Jeffrey Jones, Pastor of Emerson Unitarian Universalist.