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Media Coverage: “Ban The Box” offers job help to South Georgia former inmates

Media Coverage: “Ban The Box” offers job help to South Georgia former inmates

Sept. 15, 2015 — Marilyn Winn, 9to5 Organizer, was featured on WALB News.  Winn met with Albany City and Dougherty County commissioners and spoke about why it is important to Ban the Box! Watch the video clip here       “9to5 Atlanta is taking our Ban the Box campaign statewide. Our Community Internship Programs in Albany […]

Voting is your right, take advantage of it!

Voting is your right, take advantage of it!

In my work as 9to5 Organizer for our Ban the Box campaign, I have been given the task to register people to vote. I find this to be the most discouraging thing I have had to do in a long time.

Media Coverage: Op-ed on Family Care in Georgia

Media Coverage: Op-ed on Family Care in Georgia

How can you tell it’s campaign season in Georgia? The mudslinging and partisan rhetoric are in full swing. Incumbent Republican Gov. Nathan Deal trumpets his record of moving Georgia to the No. 1-ranked “business friendly” state, according to a 2013 Site Selection magazine poll, while his Democratic challenger, state Sen. Jason Carter, promotes “an economy that works for the middle class.”