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Georgia CARE Voters

Being able to afford care for a child, sick relative or aging parent is a pertinent issue for countless Georgians. NGP has vowed to bring care to the forefront of the political arena with campaigns designed to highlight the fact that most Georgians value access to affordable childcare, healthcare, and long term/elder care and want our public policies and politics to reflect that fact.

This fall, the Georgia CARE Agenda is focused on the following:

  • Story Telling - NGP staff and volunteers will collect narratives from a diverse group of caregivers to share with voters and legislators.
  • Voter Registration - In celebration of National Voter Registration Day on September 25, voter registration and GOTV efforts will be held at 50 partner childcare centers throughout Georgia.
  • CARE Voter Survey - To better understand how voters feel about care-focused issues, NGP staff and volunteers will conduct a CARE Voter Survey. This survey will inform NGP’s legislative agenda for the 2019 Georgia Legislative Session.

The New Georgia Project is recruiting volunteers and partner organizations to help with these efforts. Please email yeme@newgeorgiaproject.org for more information.

Georgia CARE Issues in the News

Georgia is one of the worst states to have a baby, study finds (again).
  Atlanta Journal Constitution, 8/13/18

On Raising a Rainbow (written by NGP's own Yeme Thomas).
  Huffington Post, 11/27/17