Anti-Discrimination Ordinance

The Anti-Discrimination Movement has been going strong in Athens since an MLK Day rally that saw almost 400 people march to City Hall in freezing temperatures. At the ACC library this Wednesday, September 7th, they gathered again to ensure the passage of a strong anti-discrimination ordinance by the Mayor and […]

Moving Forward on the Anti-Discrimination Ordinance

Tim Denson, President of Athens for Everyone; Ashley Mensah, Vice-President; and Jesse Houle, Outreach Coordinator, sat down with Alexia Ridley for the Athens News Matters radio show on July 22, 2016. They discussed the anti-discrimination ordinance, living wages, and public transportation.   Listen on by

A4E on Athens News Matters

The anti-discrimination ordinance recommended by the ACC Government Operations Committee fully addresses Bar Admittance issues but is lacking elsewhere and does not contain the requested Human Relations Commission component. The Government Operations committee of the ACC commission is usually sparsely attended with no more than one or two community members. […]

Anti-Discrimination Ordinance discussed at packed ACC committee meeting

Community members gather, share ideas to address discrimination in Athens Briana Bivens Education Campaign Coordinator, Athens for Everyone July 15, 2016 “Okay, let’s start by turning to your neighbors. Introduce yourselves, get to know each other,” said Mokah Johnson of the Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement. This collective display of respect and […]

‘Stop the Killing’ follow-up meeting