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Black Voters Matter organizes to oppose racist Georgia Republican voter suppression bill

Black Voters Matter organizes to oppose new racist Georgia voter suppression bill

Right now in Ware County, Georgia, the House GOP is voting to take over the Board of Elections and potentially remove all 3 Black members.  Similar actions are being taken in Macon-Bibb and Ben Hill counties. Black Voters Matter is sounding the alarm and mobilizing supporter to oppose the racist Georgia HB422 bill. Where are the …

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How many people voted? How did they vote? How did their race, poverty, healthcare, affordable housing, pollution and impact of climate change affect the election results?

Georgia election result mapped by turnout, race, poverty, healthcare and more

The people have spoken… Senator Warnock “… a vote is a kind of prayer for the world we desire for ourselves and for our children. It is faith put in action.” Do voters respond when a candidate focuses on things that can improve their lives rather than culture wars and trivial distractions? How many people voted? …

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Can birth defects be detected before Georgia Republican's six week abortion ban?

Can birth defects be detected before Georgia Republican’s six week abortion ban?

Georgia Supreme Court reinstates ban on abortions after roughly six weeks of pregnancy. Cardiac activity can be detected by ultrasound in cells within an embryo that will eventually become the heart around six weeks into a pregnancy. That means most abortions in Georgia are effectively banned at a point before many people know they are …

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NAACP Atlanta uses relational organizing to get out the vote in Georgia

NAACP Atlanta Gets-Out-The-Vote with relational organizing

Increased Black voter turnout was key to Senator Warnock and Ossoff’s victories in Georgia. NAACP Atlanta worked with a broad coalition of partners to increase Black voter turnout. This blog covers changes in the general vs runoff election; the groups in their coalition; how they partnered with local community groups and the role of relational …

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Mark Hamill phonebanks against voter suppression.

Mark Hamill phone banks to fight voter suppression in Georgia

How can volunteers be organized remotely to help others vote? How can celebrities support a cause? How can phone banks be energized with video streaming? How do you extend the impact of your events long after they are over? The Workers Circle is a social justice organization that has powered progressive Jewish identity through social …

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