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Opinion: The underestimated value of conversation

Instead, he should look into launching something like the Count Me In initiative from the Southern Economic Advancement Project and Fair Count. The program hosted …

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As Communities of Color Grow, Racial Gerrymandering Takes Center Stage

Fair Count, a Georgia voting rights organization started by Stacey Abrams, has been organizing community mapping efforts in which marginalized people draw their own district …

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Fair Count Draws Georgians Into Redistricting with Education, Training – and Humor

ATLANTA – Fair Count is continuing the fight it started early this summer for a fair and equitable redistricting process, expanding its effective arsenal of …

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Georgia on Representable, showing some communities of interest across the state. Credit - Representable

Augusta residents learn to map communities’ invisible boundaries for legislative redistricting process

The maps created in the Fair Count file on Representable will be submitted to state legislators, giving people another way to make themselves heard. While …

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State lawmakers host redistricting town hall meeting

Members of Georgia’s Legislative Black Caucus and Fair Count are traveling around the state holding redistricting town hall meetings. Thursday night, they made a stop …

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AJC, credit MARK NIESSE

Pleas for fairness meet political reality in Georgia redistricting

“I worry these hearings will be nothing,” Marijke Kylstra of the advocacy group Fair Count said at the Martinez meeting. “If people can’t comment on …

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In U.S. redistricting fight, citizens come armed with a new weapon: their own maps

More than 125 organizations have launched “mapping drives” using Representable, including Fair Count, which has been hosting “Mapping Mondays” workshops in Georgia with an emphasis …

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Citizen Mappers Fight for Fair Districts

“It’s ultimately about letting people speak for themselves and what districts they’d like to be in and if they feel they have fair access to …

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A vaccine being prepared at the Grant Chapel AME Church in Moultrie, Ga, organized through the Count Me In initiative, on Saturday. Credit Matthew Odom for The New York Times

‘X’ Marks the Spot: Officials Map a Route Out of the Pandemic

The Count Me In initiative in Georgia — which was created by Stacey Abrams, the former Georgia Democratic candidate for governor — has taken a …

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Gerrymandering. Credit - Flapole.com & EpicTop10.com

Athens Residents Want Fair Political Districts

Legislators have been told to save any correspondence on redistricting in anticipation of discovery. And a coalition of groups that includes Stacey Abrams’ Fair Count, …

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