Find Out What You Missed. October 17 Mayor and Commission Agenda Session Recap

By Greg Wagstaff Tuesday, October 17 City Hall – The proposed amendment to the alcoholic beverages ordinance for the purpose of prohibiting public discrimination was discussed and public comments were taken. By and large, the board’s narrow focus was only on the issue of illegal discriminatory practices of certain bars that could be made subject to the denial, suspension…

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Recap: Hundreds Marched for a Athens Civil Rights Committee

Hundreds March for a Athens Civil Rights Committee Written By Deshonna Johnson  On Tuesday, October 4th, as citizens gathered to march for an Athens Civil Rights Committee there was a sense of fire in the air. Mokah Johnson activist and lead organizer of the “Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement” began the rally with an opening speech encouraging citizens to take action. There was passion…

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Get A Sticker

In an effort to combat discriminatory behavior and  create a more divers and welcoming environment in downtown Athens Ga, the Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement  launched the “United Against Discrimination” sticker campaign October 2016. AAD Movement goal is to encourage local business owners to place a sticker on their  front door or window to indicate that everyone is welcomed regardless of race,…

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March for an Athens Civil Rights Committee

Join us at the UGA Arch. We will then march, filled with peace, righteousness, and song, to City Hall at 7pm where we will call for the Mayor & Commission to pass the Anti-Discrimination Ordinance and begin the creation of the Athens Civil Rights Committee (a kind of Human Relations Commission). Please join us, all ages are welcome. FAQ’s on…

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