Board of Directors

Victoria_Ferguson-Young_Picture.jpgLetitia Daniels Jackson

Experienced Chief Executive Officer with a demonstrated successful history of working in the public policy and electoral industry. Skilled in Grassroots Organizing, Authentic Community Engagement, Health Equity, Crisis Communications, Coalition and Capacity Building, Government Relations, Philanthropy, Public Policy Training and Technical Assistance and Strategic Planning.. Strong business development professional with a BBA focused in Finance from Georgia State University.


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Victoria Ferguson-Young

Victoria Ferguson-Young is the Project Coordinator for The DeKalb County Ending Abuse in Later Life Project, which works to improve victim services and
the systemic response to elder abuse. Victoria has worked in the field of ending domestic violence and violence against women for 9 years. In that time, she
has been an advocate, chaplain, and trainer/facilitator for several local nonprofits including: The Women’s Resource Center, Men Stopping Violence, and the
Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence. Further, she has worked in the Fulton County criminal justice system as a victim advocate/counselor and DeKalb
County as a compliance officer monitoring respondents of temporary protective orders.


Victoria is an ordained minister and is preparing to launch a specialized training and curriculum to equip faith leaders and their communities to improve their response and prevention efforts surrounding gender-based violence. Victoria graduated with a B.A. from Howard University and a M.Div. from the Interdenominational Theological Center. She currently resides in Atlanta with her husband, Roberto, and toddler son, Roberto, Jr. 


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Christi Ketchum

Throughout her career she has worked with several organizations and networks focusing on the advancement of Black Women, Reproductive Justice, Dismantling Oppression, Prison Industrial Complex and Social Justice. Currently, she is the founder of Our Rightful Place, a network for Black Women to come together for
positive dialogue, sharing experience/stories, building strong relationships, and creating an open and safe space for Black Women & Girls to become better leaders, mothers, allies, friends and WOMEN. The major project of Our Rightful Place, is the Sacramento Sister Circle, boasting an active membership of over
2,500 black women over the age of 18 online, a Leadership Team of 11 brilliant & committed women, and an active group of approximately 50 women who gathers once per month on the third Sunday at various locations throughout the greater
Sacramento area.

 

 


LATEST EVENTS

Early Voting Period: May 18 - June 5th

Monday, May 18, 2020 at 08:00 AM through June 05, 2020

Early Voting Period: May 18 - June 5th

Avoid long lines and follow best safety practices by taking advantage of the early voting period in your county, Monday through Friday. Visit the MyVoterPage through the Secretary of State to find a polling location near you.

Saturday Early Voting

Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 07:00 AM

Saturday Early Voting

Georgia mandates at least one Saturday for voters to cast their ballots, who are unable to make it during the weekdays. If you need to cast your ballot on Saturday, be sure to look up your voter status and a sample ballot to expedite the process. This information and more can be found by using the MyVoterPage through the Secretary of State.

Deadline to submit absentee ballots

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Deadline to submit absentee ballots

If you have received an absentee ballot, it is important that you mail in or drop off your ballot to the appropriate location by this deadline. If you need information about where you can drop off your ballot or where to mail it to please contact your local county election’s office for the correct information. Our trained specialists are also available to assist you, please leave us your information and we will contact you in 48 hours to assist.

If you are unable to submit your ballot on time, you can still vote on election day, though the process may take longer than expected. Be sure to arrive with your absentee ballot on Election to expedite the process. 

Georgia Primary Election Day

Tuesday, June 09, 2020 at 07:00 AM

Georgia Primary Election Day

Before heading to the polls, make sure to check that your polling location has not changed using the MyVoterPage through the Secretary of State. It is important, more than ever, to have a voter plan in place for how you will reach your polling location, stay safe, and access the ballot box. If you or someone needs any assistance navigating this process, one of our trained specialists will assist you. Please visit our Contact Us page, indicate you need assistance with your voter plan and one of our team members will gladly contact you within 48 hours to assist.

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LATEST NEWS

May 2020 Newsletter

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Census Info

The 2020 census is here and you are a part of that count. Every ten years the government takes a count of U.S citizens. These numbers are used to allocate resources to your family and your community. Resources that contribute to the businesses in your community, the number of elected... READ MORE »

Vote in Upcoming Election

There is currently one candidate representing each major party in the 2020 Presidential Primaries. Why participate? By casting your vote in the primaries, you are letting your political voice be heard, no matter how many candidates are on the ballot. It is your way of saying “I’m here!” Now that... READ MORE »
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