The new reapportionment legislation that has been titled "The Democracy Act".
Where: February 19, 2019. The Georgia Freight Train Depot at 65 Martin Luther King Junior Drive SW, Atlanta, GA
Schedule: Free breakfast at 8:00 am, program starts at 8:30 am. A press conference will be held at 12:00 pm at a to be announced location.
Purpose: Join ACLU of Georgia, Common Cause Georgia, Fair Districts Georgia, League of Women Voters of Georgia, GALEO, and the Georgia Redistricting Alliance as we host a press conference to discuss the "Democracy Act" a bill that calls for important changes to our redistricting process including an independent redistricting commission and important standards and transparency for the process. After the press conference, we'll conduct outreach with elected officials to push for hearings for, and passage of, this critical bill.Our Purposes: To be an enthusiastic crowd showing support for the Democracy Act and to learn details about the Democracy Act to use as Citizen Lobbyists