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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


Signatures are now being collected on a petition asking for the creation of an Athens Civil Rights Committee. The petition will soon be delivered to the Athens-Clarke County Mayor and Commission. We are asking for the Athens Civil Rights Committee to serve as a Human Relations Commission, similar to ones […]

Sign Petition Asking for Athens Civil Rights Committee



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”


An Athens Bus Crosses Through Downtown Athens
Update: This item passed and Athens Transit is Fare-Free for all K-12 Clarke County students! In April, the ACC Commission approved allowing all students under 17 years of age to ride Athens Transit buses free for the summer of 2016. Athens for Everyone fully supported this idea and advocated for […]

Athens Transit Could be Fare-Free for Riders Under 18 Permanently! ...


Last night the ACC Mayor & Commission adopted a budget for the 2017 fiscal year that created a path for nearly 100 part-time county workers to be paid a living wage, but left uncertainty for the remaining workers. Since the fall of 2015, Athens for Everyone has been fighting for all county employees […]

County Budget provides “path” to Living Wages for Some but ...