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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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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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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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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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VIDEO: Fair Count’s GA redistricting coordinators testify for language access in English, Spanish – June 30

Fair Count redistricting coordinators Djemanesh Aneteneh and Marijke Kylstra testify in favor of language access, in both English and Spanish, at the Joint Reapportionment Committee …

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Ga. lawmakers tee up battle to set political turf with decade shelf life

“Because of the time and timing of residency requirements in Georgia and the springtime qualifying, it may appear that the process needs to be rushed, …

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Redistricting in Georgia: Pleas for transparency, fairness dominate opening hearing

“It is crucial to a fair and functioning democracy that the process not cut out public participation,” Rebecca DeHart, CEO of the nonprofit Fair Count, …

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Georgians Voice Concerns During First Redistricting Town Hall

Residents from across Georgia addressed members of the legislative redistricting committees in an online town hall meeting Tuesday, calling for increased transparency in the process …

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The Georgia General Assembly will meet at the state Capitol later this year to draw new maps for legislative and congressional districts as part of the redistricting process. AJC/Bob Andres.

Groups work to educate Georgians on redistricting process

Groups such as Fair Count, Fair Districts and Common Cause Georgia say their goal is to inform and educate voters about the importance of the …

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Fair Count, Four Directions Native Vote join forces

Fair Count and Four Directions Native Vote are excited to announce joining forces. The strong shared belief in the importance for fair and accurate count …

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