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Locations
 
Georgia State University
Most conference activities will take place at the Student Center (#30 on campus map) at Georgia State University.  See Agenda for specific times and locations.
 
Driving Directions to Georgia State University
 
Georgia State University Campus Map
 
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American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) Southeast Regional Office
92 Piedmont Avenue, NE
Atlanta, GA 30303
 
Early registration on Friday afternoon and post-conference meetings on Sunday afternoon will take place at the AFSC office.
 
Area map for AFSC office 


 
Lodging in Atlanta
 
Conference participants are responsible for arranging their own lodging accommodations during their stay in Atlanta.  However, we have blocked rooms and made arrangements with two local hotels for conference participants. 
 
Villa International-Atlanta
1749 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30329
404-633-6783
 
Rates: $36/night per person, $48/per night for two people in a shared room.  Click here for other affordable rates.
 
Accessability:  Villa International is located on the #6 bus line to the nearest MARTA station, Atlanta’s public transportation system.  Airport shuttles are available for $20.  Villa International is approximately 15 minutes from Georgia State University by car. 
 
For reservations:  Call 404-633-6783Mention US Campaign/AFSC to make reservations.  NB: Be sure to reserve rooms by July 8, after which US Campaign/AFSC rooms will no longer be blocked.  

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Fairfield Inn Downtown Atlanta 
175 Piedmont Avenue NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30303 
 
Rates: Special conference rate for $74/per night for single or double.  This rate includes complimentary continental breakfast and high-speed wireless internet connection in each room. 
 
Accessability:  Fairfield Inn Downtown Atlanta is approximately 1/2 a mile from Georgia State University.  It is also within walking distance to MARTA, including rail to the airport.
 
For reservations:  Call 800-321-2211.  Mention US Campaign/AFSC to make reservations to receive conference rate.  NB: Be sure to reserve rooms by July 8, after which US Campaign/AFSC rooms will no longer be blocked.

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Housing Board
Our housing board provides a venue for people in need of housing and people who are able to host conference participants in their homes, a place to communicate with each other.  Visit the Housing Board to post your information. 


 
Air Travel, Public Transportation and Parking in Atlanta
 
Atlanta is a hub for both Airtran Airlines and Delta Airlines.  We suggest checking these sites for airfare to Atlanta.  

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MARTA
is Atlanta’s public bus and rail system.  Georgia State University and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport are both located on MARTA rail lines.

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There are several public parking lots on the campus of Georgia State University that charge hourly parking fees.  There is also metered street parking on campus (un-metered on Sunday).