Georgia Coalition for The People’s Agenda, Women Engaged and the New Georgia Project Convene Social Justice Advocates, Elected Officials and Academics to Address the Intersection of Gender, Race and Voting

On the 95th anniversary of the Woman’s Suffrage Movement, local nonprofits collaborate to have a multi-generational conversation about Black women and the democratic process.

ATLANTA, GA – This Wednesday, several nonprofit organizations, elected officials, and academics will gather to commemorate the 95th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment, when some American women won the right to vote.  Though great strides have been made towards full equality for women, particularly Black women, there is still a long way to go; participating groups will use this public event as an opportunity to shed light on some of the largest, most pressing issues faced by Georgia women as voters and as advocates.

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