Georgia Poor People's Campaign Fair Districting = Equity Redistricting Map Advocacy Action
Start: Friday, October 29, 2021• 1:00 PM • Eastern Daylight Time (US & Canada) (GMT-04:00)
This is a virtual event
Starting November 3, the Georgia legislature is expected to begin a special session meant to pass new state legislative and congressional district maps after the 2020 Census results outlined population changes in the state. This process is called redistricting and it can impact how you are represented by politicians who make policy decisions that can impact your daily life and the daily lives of your neighbors and those in your community that need help. At the Poor People’s Campaign, we believe that…
The Poor People's Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival recently released a study that sheds light on the impact of low income voters in Georgia (as well as other states). Key findings include the fact that 39,000 non-voters were brought over from 2016 into the 2020 elections, more than three times the final margin of victory for the presidential contest in the Georgia. However, with the passage of Senate Bill 202, there are growing concerns about voter access and nullification. The Georgia Poor People's Campaign wants to lift up the voices of Georgians - especially low income voters in communities that often get forgotten.
One way to do that is for your to join the Georgia Poor People's Campaign and Fair Count Georgia in this advocacy action to learn about redistricting and amplifying our voices through drawing and sharing fair district maps that represent our communities!