Georgia Students Deserve to Learn the Truth About Our Country’s History

The State Board of Education in Georgia passed a resolution (see the AJC story link below) against using Critical Race Theory in the curriculum for our students. The resolution is based on a false understanding of CRT and further is being used to create chaos. From the AJC: “The new state resolution does not use … Continue reading Georgia Students Deserve to Learn the Truth About Our Country’s History

Take Action – Public School Funding, Raise the Age to 17, Voting Rights

SB 47 - Public School Funding Takes Away Tax Dollars and Gives Them to Private Schools The bill has changed so please click on the linked bill above to see the summary to be sure you are speaking about the current provisions.  The bill adds students with a 504 plan for 21 specified conditions to … Continue reading Take Action – Public School Funding, Raise the Age to 17, Voting Rights

Sine Die is Coming – Bills Passing Without Transparency – Continue Calling

This last few weeks of the Georgia legislature have been disappointing and a badly written horror show. The forces of reaction have taken legislators in the Republican party by the collar and have not let go. If you've been following our calls to action, or any of the calls to action sent out by Fair … Continue reading Sine Die is Coming – Bills Passing Without Transparency – Continue Calling

School Vouchers, Voting Rights, Local Control of Board of Elections

School Vouchers - Still Alive - Just a Different FormatSB 47 expands voucher eligibility by adding more than 7,000 new ailments and diseases to the list of medical conditions that qualify students for existing “special needs” private school tuition subsidies.Siphoning more money away from public schools to pay for private schools, SB 47 applies to … Continue reading School Vouchers, Voting Rights, Local Control of Board of Elections

School Voucher Bill HB 60 Didn’t Receive a Vote – Thanks to You!

Thanks to your advocacy and attention, HB 60 didn't make it to the floor for a vote. If you need a direct example of how your voice makes a difference, this bill is just that. However, this bill and recent discussion around the return to school for students has created a moment for discussion - … Continue reading School Voucher Bill HB 60 Didn’t Receive a Vote – Thanks to You!

Earned Income Tax Credit – Georgia’s Families Can’t Wait!

States Can Adopt or Expand Earned Income Tax Credits to Build Equitable, Inclusive Communities and Economies - Georgia Families Need HB 510 Most of our recent posts have been about the anti-voting bills that are being discussed at the state legislature, but today we are highlighting an important effort that can left some low-income families … Continue reading Earned Income Tax Credit – Georgia’s Families Can’t Wait!

ALERT! Voter Suppression Bills: HB531 and SB241

Call and Write Today! From our friends at Fair Fight Action: Georgia now has TWO of the worst voter suppression bills in the nation moving quickly through our legislature: SB 241 and HB 531. These proposals are assaults on democracy, founded on baseless and racist far-right conspiracy theories. These bills constitute one of the worst … Continue reading ALERT! Voter Suppression Bills: HB531 and SB241