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Jun 15, 2018

NGP submits 221,897 voter applications!

Oct 4, 2016

NGP submits 107,000 voter applications!

Oct 3, 2016

Faces of Georgia: Summer's Story

Oct 3, 2016

NGP registers voters at the Many Rivers Festival

Sep 29, 2016

NGP submits 100,000 voter applications!

Sep 29, 2016

Georgia lawsuit restores voter rights

Sep 29, 2016

NPR features New Georgia Project

National Public Radio: In Suburban Atlanta, African-American Newcomers Could Flip Counties Blue

Sep 27, 2016

Faces of Georgia: Tsegaye's Story

“It is very important to vote! Especially to most of us immigrants who came here and changed our citizenship. As a new American, there are a lot of privileges like voting. But, we don’t exercise that right for the most part. I think it’s probably because there is a lack of communication in educating our communities. A lot of immigrants came from places where we were tortured and/or wrongfully put in jail by our own government, so we have that fear. What’s the benefit of being a citizen if you don’t understand your rights?” - Bskinder Tsegaye (Alex), Clarkston, GA

Sep 27, 2016

Faces of Georgia: Luke's Story

"Thank you GA for vetoing the LGBT discrimination act. Within the same month I signed my lease, my civil rights & acting career was on the line. This law would have been devastating to me, my entertainment career, the LGBT community and the state. I got interested in Georgia politics because this bill captured my attention. The Act would have affected many parts of my life. Voting matters to ensure laws like this never happen." -Luke, 24

Sep 27, 2016

Faces of Georgia: Erika's Story

"As a military brat, I traveled a lot and experienced diverse peoples, cultures and economic statuses. I am committed to work as an attorney because I am committed to the advancement of all people but most importantly, the disadvantaged people. I am cognizant of the fact that laws affect everyone, whether you’re conscious of it or not. They govern how we operate in our communities, nation, and world. We have to elect people who will legislate laws in an unbiased manner. It is important that every person thrives, especially in a nation of plenty." - Erika, 32

Sep 27, 2016

Faces of Georgia: Zaquarius' Story

"I was born and raised here in Georgia. My entire family is from here. I just registered to vote today because I think it’s very important to have your voice heard. If we do not vote, we can’t make a difference. We will continue down the same destructive path. Voting is just one of the few outlets we have to make a difference. We don't have many, so we should at least exhaust the ones we have. I want my community to be more aware of what's going on around them. I am a photographer so I started taking pictures at the protest that's going on in Atlanta right now. I did this so that I could post pictures for my social media followers and maybe that will make them get involved in the protests as well. I just want my community to be more involved in what's going on in the world today." - Zaquarius, 22

Sep 27, 2016

Faces of Georgia: Derrick's Story

"I am a registered voter in Tallahassee, Florida. I just moved up here. I am definitely registering to vote in Georgia and voting this year. I can't complain about issues that are going on in the world if I don't vote. If I don't vote locally, I cannot complain about the potholes in the street. And if I don't vote for the president, I can't complain about national politics or the state government. The first time I voted was with my high school class for the presidential election in 2008. After the election, we got the opportunity to attend the inauguration for Barack Obama. It was freezing cold out there, but I had a wonderful time and I wouldn't change it for the world. I hope to get people of African descent to understand that you're a taxpayer and you have a voice just because you pay taxes. A lot of our complaints can be solved just by voting the right people in office. Our voices are bigger than what we think they are. A lot of times we say our vote doesn't matter, but there are a lot of cases where if we vote just a little bit, we can make a big change.” -Derrick, 25

Sep 27, 2016

Faces of Georgia: Autumn's Story

“I will for sure vote this year. My grandmother was really heavy on the civil rights movement. Our people fought for us to vote; it is so disrespectful for us not to do so, because our ancestors walked, marched, died, and did anything in their power to give us the right to do so.” - Autumn L. Price, Atlanta, GA

Sep 26, 2016

National Voter Registration Month: Let’s Be Ready

September brings college football, a hint of cooler weather (emphasis on “hint”) and a reminder to register to vote. During this month that recognizes the importance of voter registration, make sure that you are ready to cast your ballot in this year’s election.

Aug 5, 2016

Happy Voting Rights Act 51st Anniversary!

Aug 5, 2016

July 2016 Update

Jul 27, 2016

Faces of Georgia

Jul 26, 2016

New Georgia Project: What We Do

The New Georgia Project registers, engages, and advocates for Georgia's voters. Check out our latest video!

Jun 21, 2016

June 2016 News

The New Georgia Project has been working hard this summer. With July coming to an end, we are excited to share our progress. As of June 15, 2016, we've registered more than 34,000 applications! Summer can mean festivals, BBQs, mosquitos and sleep-away camp. For the New Georgia Project, we also use it as a time to take inventory of all that our team has accomplished, while looking ahead to the work that is still to be done.

Sep 18, 2015

2015 Backgrounder