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TJC and Partners Launch Arc of Voter Justice GOTV Tour

2022 Get Out The Vote Bus Tours Schedule Washington, D. C. – On Thursday, October 6, 2022, the Transformative Justice Coalition (TJC) along with its national partner organizations: National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), Rainbow/Push Coalition, Black Voters Matter, Concerned Black Men of America, Hip Hop Caucus, League of Women Voters, and the African American Policy Forum announced their 25-city Arc of Voter Justice Tour, Get Out The Vote (GOTV) Tour. A citizen’s right to vote is your voice and TJC and its partners are inviting everyone to join them as…

Lay Day Worship Service on Sunday, October 9, 2022 at 10:00 am at Big Bethel AME Church

You are cordially invited to attend Lay Day Worship Service Sunday, October 9, 2022 10:00 am Guest Speaker: Ms. Stephanie L. Young, Executive Director “When We All Vote” Presented by Edge-Cannon Lay Organization Mr. Guy Howard, President Big Bethel AME Church 220 Auburn Avenue NE Atlanta, Georgia 30303-2602 Reverend John Foster, Ph. D., Senior Pastor

Senator Reverend Warnock’s Bipartisan Legislation to Invest in Small Police Departments Clears Major Hurdle, Passes U.S. House

Senator Reverend Warnock’s legislation, the Invest to Protect Act, will provide federal funding for training, equipment, mental health support, officer recruitment and retention to support small law enforcement agencies in Georgia and across the country. This bill makes critical investments to increase officer safety, fund de-escalation and domestic violence training, purchase body worn cameras and more. Senator Reverend Warnock: “I’m glad the House passed my bipartisan legislation to help keep our families and communities in Georgia safe by strengthening critical support for our small local law enforcement agencies.” The Invest…

Fulton Cities to State Their Case on LOST (Local Option Sales Tax) Revenues at Mediation

The cities of Fulton County invite members of the media to attend their presentation Friday morning as they make their case in mediation for preserving their fair share of Local Option Sales Tax (LOST) dollars. The cities and county must agree on a plan to distribute the revenues between the county and city over the next decade by the end of the year or the tax lapses. Currently, Fulton County receives less than 5 percent of LOST revenues because less than 1,000 residents live in unincorporated areas of the county,…

Metro Atlanta Women Rally at U.S. Supreme Court Steps in Support of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson

By Bettianne Hart In anticipation of the rigorous confirmation hearings awaiting the nation’s first African-American woman nominee to the Supreme Court, dozens of Atlanta women joined hundreds of other women to rally for confirmation and show support for Judge Jackson. Rally organizers convened by the National Council of Negro Women and the Black Women’s Roundtable of the National Council on Black Civic Participation brought together leaders of national women’s groups, including sororities and labor groups to mark the historic event. Melanie L. Campbell, CEO and convener of the BWR led…

Congressman Hank Johnson’s Statement on President Biden’s Historic Nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court

Decatur, Georgia – Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04), a senior member of the House Judiciary Committee and chairman of the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, released the following statement on President Biden’s nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals to serve as the next Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court: “Today, during Black History Month and two years to the day after his public vow to nominate a Black woman to serve on the United States Supreme Court, President Joe…

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