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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 ...


Post-Greensboro Isakson/Perdue/Hice Event Press Statement  500 Georgians gathered in Greensboro, GA on Friday, February  10 at the Open House held by staff of Senator Johnny Isakson, Senator David Perdue, and Congressman Jody Hice. A majority of these Georgians were from the GA-10 Congressional district, including locals from Greene County and […]

500 Attend Greensboro Isakson/Perdue/Hice Event


The Day of Resistance is almost here. Join us on January 20 at 5:30pm at City Hall! by

Dear Athens, Georgia



Let’s be honest, 2016 was ROUGH, but good work was done and Athens for Everyone & progressives in Georgia still have reasons to celebrate…here are some of the best of many! Help us make 2017 an even bigger success! Donate today! 10. Consent Culture Now! Rally a Success! On a freezing […]

Top 10 Moments of 2016 for Athens for Everyone!


Georgia Equality, the largest LGBTQ advocacy group in Georgia, has endorsed the creation of an Athens Civil Rights Committee. As the movement pushing for Athens-Clarke County to create an Athens Civil Rights Committee grows, more organizations have realized the need for such a Committee so that discrimination can be fought. Georgia […]

Georgia Equality endorses push for Athens Civil Rights Committee


November 8th is election day for Federal and State offices. Take a moment to familiarize yourself with the sample ballot before you go vote. If you’d like more information, check out the A4E 2016 Voter Guide. by

Sample Ballot, November 8, 2016



The internationally recognized Human Rights Campaign recently released the results of the 2015 Municipal Equality Index. HRC evaluated over 400 cities, including 8 in Georgia. Athens received just 19 out of a possible 100 points, tied for second-lowest in Georgia (the other Georgia cities: Atlanta-100, Augusta-12, Avondale Estates-41, Columbus-40, Decatur-28, North […]

Athens scores 19 out of 100 on Municipal Equality Index ...



The ACC Mayor & Commission are set to vote on a program that will make Athens Transit buses free, year-round, for all Clarke County K-12 students at the August 2016 Voting Meeting. At the Agenda-Setting Session, Commissioner Sharyn Dickerson, District 1, brought up concerns that children couldn’t understand the value […]

Commissioner Dickerson Opposes K-12 Students Riding Athens Transit for “Free”