Call or email: Rep. Houston Gaines (R-117) at (404) 656-0325, houston.gaines@house.ga.gov Rep. Spencer Frye (D-118) at (404) 656-0265, spencer.frye@house.ga.gov Rep. Marcus Wiedower (R-119) at (404) 656-0325, marcus.wiedower@house.ga.gov Sen. Bill Cowsert (R-46) at (404) 463-1366, bill.cowsert@senate.ga.gov Sen. Frank Ginn (R-47) at (404) 656-4700, frank.ginn@senate.ga.gov Make sure to tell your friends in […]

Crossover Day Is March 7!


cartoon about school vouchers that shows elephants dismantling a public school to build a private school
It’s time to tell our legislators we support public education in Georgia. Call or email: Rep. Houston Gaines (R-117) at (404) 656-0325, houston.gaines@house.ga.gov Rep. Spencer Frye (D-118) at (404) 656-0265, spencer.frye@house.ga.gov Rep. Marcus Wiedower (R-119) at (404) 656-0325, marcus.wiedower@house.ga.gov Sen. Bill Cowsert (R-46) at (404) 463-1366, bill.cowsert@senate.ga.gov Sen. Frank Ginn […]

Action Alert: Say No to Vouchers


Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and the patients that rely on them in Georgia have suffered from conflict of interest, corruption and “corporate cronyism” according to a new group called the Georgia Ambulance Transparency Project (GATP). Right now, they are pushing forward HB 264 in the state legislature, which is an […]

The Clock is Ticking for EMS Reform in Georgia



a gavel, a pair of handcuffs, and a pile of money
Let’s tell our legislators to support real bail reform. Call or email: District 117: Rep. Houston Gaines: houston.gaines@house.ga.gov or (404) 656-0325 District 118: Rep. Spencer Frye: spencer.frye@house.ga.gov or (404) 656-0265 District 119: Rep. Marcus Wiedower: marcus.wiedower@house.ga.gov or (404) 656-0325 Make sure to tell your friends in other districts to call their state […]

Action Alert: Stop Undermining Bail Reform


State legislators want to bring “school safety coaches” into our schools—but these coaches are former military or law enforcement, not mental health professionals. Call or email: District 46: Sen. Bill Cowsert: bill.cowsert@senate.ga.gov or (404) 463-1366 District 47: Sen. Frank Ginn: frank.ginn@senate.ga.gov or (404) 656-4700 And the bill’s sponsor, Sen. John […]

Action Alert: This won’t increase student safety!


graphic of an umbrella that says "Medicaid expansion," with a bunch of people standing under it
It’s time to tell our legislators that we support the expansion of Medicaid in Georgia. Call or email: District 117: Rep. Houston Gaines: houston.gaines@house.ga.gov or (404) 656-0325 District 118: Rep. Spencer Frye: spencer.frye@house.ga.gov or (404) 656-0265 District 119: Rep. Marcus Wiedower: marcus.wiedower@house.ga.gov or (404) 656-0325 Make sure to tell your friends in […]

Action Alert: Let’s Expand Medicaid



The Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution abolished slavery and involuntary servitude, except as punishment for a crime. After slavery was abolished, a new slavery was established called convict leasing. Black folks would be arrested for petty “crimes” such as loitering or disorderly conduct and then sentenced to years […]

Oppose Inmate Labor in Athens


We’ve decided to experiment with a podcast! Join Briana Bivens, Organization Coordinator; Broderick Flanagan, Co-Coordinator of the Housing initiative; and Jesse Houle (Local Political Coordinator) for our first episode. This was recorded in mid-January. They discuss the 2018 local elections, A4E’s 2019 priorities, affordable housing and the A4E Housing initiative, […]

Podcast for Everyone! Episode 1


The University of Georgia was built in large part by enslaved people. For most of its history it excluded people of color. Still today, it bans undocumented Georgian students. Still today, it refuses to adequately deal with its history of white supremacy. And still today, it disproportionately pays its Black […]

A4E Supports Free Speech at UGA, Condemns Institutional Racism