Athens-Clarke County

Athens for Everyone (A4E) is pleased to announce the progress made last night by our Mayor & Commission who took a crucial step in the fight for human rights and social justice by passing an anti-discrimination resolution. Anger in the community reached its boiling point after recent discoveries about General […]

Non-Discrimination Resolution Passed by Athens Mayor & Commission

We call on all Members of Athens for Everyone and of the Athens-Clarke County community, to unite together and let it be known that prejudice and racism has no place in Athens, GA! Where: UGA Arch (Broad St & College Ave), concludes with rally at City Hall When: Monday, January […]

Athens Anti-Discrimination Rally on Jan 18

As the Athens-Banner Herald reported, the ACC Board of Elections is pushing for all poll workers to be paid a Living Wage starting July 2016. The Athens-Clarke County Board of Elections is backing an attempt by Elections Supervisor Gail Schrader to boost the pay of poll workers, a move Schrader […]

Board of Elections Pushing for Poll Workers to Be Paid ...

Living Wage Supporters
Tuesday night, dozens of Athenians filled City Hall to show their support for a Living Wage to be paid to ALL County workers. At the end of a very long Mayor & Commission voting session the once standing-room-only crowd had only gotten slightly smaller but more energized as they prepared […]

A4E Presents ACC Living Wage Policy to Mayor & Commission

Flagpole magazine published a column this week by A4E’s Tim Denson on the ‘Inmate Phone System’ contract that was recently passed by Athens-Clarke County Unified Government. Please read the Flagpole piece here (edited by Chris Dowd with graphics by Jennifer Denson). Below, you can find the full, unedited piece by […]

ACC Shouldn’t Be Profiting Off of Inmate Phone Calls