Organizer profile: Eldredge Washington
Occupation: Entrepreneur, podcaster, and producer
Residence: Atlanta’s West End
Community work: Founder and executive director of Motivated Adults Developing Excellence (MADE).
Protesting police killings. Saving long-forgotten black graves from the crush of bulldozers. Helping a toddler secure a much-needed kidney.
Eldredge Washington has spent the last dozen years speaking up for people who can’t.
Some days that has meant making phone calls, speaking out at city council meetings, or hoisting placards in protest at 5 a.m. before lawmakers get to the state Capitol.