Athens Civil Rights Committee

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 ...

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MARCH 6, 2017 ATHENS FOR EVERYONE AND ATHENS ANTI-DISCRIMINATION MOVEMENT CONTINUE TO INSIST UPON AN ATHENS CIVIL RIGHTS COMMITTEE Athens for Everyone and the Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement are calling on the ACC government to fulfill its obligation of protecting the civil and human rights of all its […]

A4E/AADM Joint Press Release

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!

On October 4, 2016, the Athens Anti-Discrimination movement marched from the UGA Arch to City Hall where we started singing on the steps outside. We could be heard inside where the monthly Mayor and Commission voting meeting was taking place. Demonstrators continued inside the building and refused to be quiet […]

March for an Athens Civil Rights Committee [VIDEO]

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

Twenty Athens residents showed up on Tuesday to the ACC Commission Agenda-Setting Session to advocate for an Athens Civil Rights Committee (ACRC) be added to the proposed Bar Admittance Ordinance. Many Commissioners voiced support for an ACRC, which would make recommendations to the county, educate the community, and be a […]

Residents Advocate for Athens Civil Rights Committee