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Georgia Day of Empathy

March 05, 2019 at 9am - 12pm | Georgia State Capitol | 18 Capitol Sq Atlanta, GA 30334 United States | Map and directions ›

Come hear from legislators, organizations, and directly impacted people speaking of their experiences, work, and why they have empathy for incarcerated women. Join us in front of the State Capitol, and advocating to legislators to pass Dignity For Incarcerated Women GA.
9am -11am: Introduction to GA Day of Empathy. Legislators will discuss #Dignity For Incarcerated Women GA bill details, history, and progress. Supporting organizations will tell why they have Empathy, support incarcerated women, and stand behind Dignity For Incarcerated Women GA. Southern Center For Human Rights will teach Lobbying 101, explaining how to advocate with your legislator, and help people learn who their legislators are.

11am-12pm: We will gather in front of the GA State Capitol for pictures and go inside to advocate for Dignity For Incarcerated Women GA.

Speakers: IMAN, URGE, Rep. David Dreyer, Rep. Park Cannon, Valencia Jenkins, Marissa McCall-Dodson, Christine Richardson, and Fulton Nurses

Participating Organizations: URGE, IMAN, ACLU, SPARK, Sister Love, Spelman College, Healthy Mother’s Healthy Babies, YWCA, LoveN Grace, Woman With A Plan, Southern Black Girls & Women Consortium, Mary Kay, Making The Transition, and Feminist Womens Center

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Event Date and Time

March 05, 2019 at 9am - 12pm

Event Description (if available)

Come hear from legislators, organizations, and directly impacted people speaking of their experiences, work, and why they have empathy for incarcerated women. Join us in front of the State Capitol, and advocating to legislators to pass Dignity For Incarcerated Women GA.
9am -11am: Introduction to GA Day of Empathy. Legislators will discuss #Dignity For Incarcerated Women GA bill details, history, and progress. Supporting organizations will tell why they have Empathy, support incarcerated women, and stand behind Dignity For Incarcerated Women GA. Southern Center For Human Rights will teach Lobbying 101, explaining how to advocate with your legislator, and help people learn who their legislators are.

11am-12pm: We will gather in front of the GA State Capitol for pictures and go inside to advocate for Dignity For Incarcerated Women GA.

Speakers: IMAN, URGE, Rep. David Dreyer, Rep. Park Cannon, Valencia Jenkins, Marissa McCall-Dodson, Christine Richardson, and Fulton Nurses

Participating Organizations: URGE, IMAN, ACLU, SPARK, Sister Love, Spelman College, Healthy Mother’s Healthy Babies, YWCA, LoveN Grace, Woman With A Plan, Southern Black Girls & Women Consortium, Mary Kay, Making The Transition, and Feminist Womens Center

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file10.jpg file12.jpg

file4-1.jpg file6-1.jpg

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Event Location and Contact Information (if available)

Georgia State Capitol
18 Capitol Sq
Atlanta, GA 30334
United States
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Contact: Pamela Winn

Event RSVP

4 RSVPS
Ginny Dunn Candice E. Lewis
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