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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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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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Democratic legislators in Gwinnett demand transparent redistricting

Areas with a high concentration of people of color make them prime spots for legislators to carve up, said Marijke Kylstra, a redistricting coordinator for …

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Georgia voters

State leaders explain what redistricting means for Savannah

“It impacts the resources that our communities will see for the next ten years, and it impacts whether our elected officials are going to fairly …

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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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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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The Georgia State Capitol as viewed from the James H. 'Sloppy' Floyd Building, photo by Bob Andres at the AJC

Groups seek increase in language access to Georgia redistricting process

“There is so much about the process that is not designed to include everybody’s voices…” said Djemanesh Aneteneh, a redistricting coordinator with Fair Count.

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