Athens for Everyone is proud to endorse Senator Vincent Fort for Mayor of Atlanta. Senator Fort has shown strong, consistent leadership in the Senate and has put forth a bold, people-first platform that will move Atlanta forward. Given Fort’s deep knowledge of policy and love for working people, A4E urges […]

A4E endorses Senator Vincent Fort for Mayor of Atlanta

From the ACC website: The Athens-Clarke County Unified Government is in the process of developing a bike/pedestrian master plan known as the Athens In Motion Plan. The Athens In Motion Plan will identify a clear strategy for near and long-term projects that will result in a safe, connected, and equitable […]

Athens in Motion: Interactive Map

As expected, the Athens-Clarke County Government has released a report on A Recommended Approach for Creating a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Plan for Athens‐Clarke County . This came about after community members and advocates began making public incidents of discrimination happening in the County. Residents and community groups began advocating for the […]

ACC Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Report released in response to ...

After learning of the planned demolition of a house listed on the National Register of Historic Places, concerned residents of Milledge Circle were granted a 90 day moratorium on the demolition by their County Commissioner, Diane Bell (District 7). “There’s a time to be silent” – Commissioner Diane Bell After […]

Diane Bell Fails Constituents of 5 Points

Check out some resources and links from these workshops! The thunderstorms did not stop the momentum built by Athens for Everyone’s Sexual Assault Prevention (ASAP) campaign and founding members of 86 Hate. On Monday, June 5th, ASAP hosted an open dry run of a Bystander Intervention workshop at the public […]

Bystander Intervention Training Beginning

Update (9/19/17): Athens for Everyone has endorsed the TSPLOST referendum, you can read more here: Vote YES to TSPLOST on November 7. Not quite our first TSPLOST… Athens voters approved a regional Transportation Special Local Option Sales Tax in 2012, but the neighboring rural counties rejected the one percent sales […]

Our take on the proposed transportation projects for TSPLOST

At City Hall on Tuesday night, members of the Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement (AADM) and Athens for Everyone urged the Mayor and Commission for continued progress on human rights and fighting discrimination in Athens. Public comment at City Hall on Tuesday, June 6 started with Tim Denson of A4E and continued […]

Signed Civil Rights Banner Presented to Mayor and Commission

To row, Left to Right, Sen. Bill Cowsert, Sen. Frank Ginn. Bottom row, Rep. Spencer Frye, Rep. Regina Quick, Rep. Chuck Williams
Athens’ state legislators came before their constituents at a Federation of Neighborhoods forum Monday night at Ciné downtown. After showing up late, the legislators– minus Rep. Spencer Frye, who was unable to attend– meandered their way through the first 45 minutes, before questions from the crowd forced them to confront […]

Athens’ state legislators struggle with questions from constituents at forum

This May Day, Athens for Everyone was proud to stand in solidarity with our undocumented neighbors who are targeted by the detention and deportation system. A4E joins the Athens Immigrant Rights Coalition (AIRC) and Dignidad Inmigrante en Athens (DIA) in the call to end to all deportations. We marched together […]

‘No More Deportations’ Rally and March Recap