You can now register to vote online! It’s simple and fast. The deadline to register for the upcoming General Election in November is October 6th. Once you register, you should receive a card in the mail within 6 weeks that has your voting location and address. Also remember, you can vote early or by mail using an absentee ballot. For more information visit our Election Center!
On behalf of the entire board and staff of Georgia Equality, I want to express our sadness over today’s news of Fulton County Commissioner Joan Garner’s passing. Joan was a close friend to many of us, and someone we turned to regularly for help. She was always willing to lend a hand and do whatever she could to better the lives of her constituents, her friends, and her family. We extend our sympathies to all who mourn her loss and send our love to her wife, Judge Jane Morrison. Continue reading
TransAction Georgia Update: March 2017
Wonder what Chanel, Georgia Equality’s Transgender Inclusion Organizer has been up to? Check it out!
On 3/28 Chanel hosted the first of monthly statewide informational webinars about what is happening in the transgender community in Georgia. March’s webinar is posted below!
Special Elections Update:
Congressional District 6, Election Day is April 18, 2017:
Early voting started on March 27 and will run until Friday, April 14, 2017. To find your voting location see the Secretary of State’s My Voter Page. Or see:
Local Special Elections:
With turnout in Special Elections expected to be EXTREMELY LOW, your vote can have an even greater impact! Be sure to check out the links below for early voting and election day information for each of these races! Don’t forget to vote!
- State Senate District 32
- City of John’s Creek
- City of South Fulton
- City of Roswell
- City of Stonecrest
…but didn’t know you’d have to ask.
- The Atlanta Human Relations Commission
- Atlanta Police Department’s LGBTQ Liaisons
- The Atlanta Citizens Review Board
- Landlord/Tenant Law
April 20, 2017
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Phillip Rush Center Annex
(1530 DeKalb Ave. Ste. A, Atlanta, GA 30307)
Georgia Equality’s staff stayed busy traveling our state in March, with trips to Middle Georgia and Blue Ridge among others. Check out the pictures and summaries below for all the work we’re doing around the state. Georgia Equality continues to place an emphasis on reaching all corners of our state, so stay tuned for when we’re in a community near you! Continue reading