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9to5 Georgia

501 Pulliam St SW, Suite 344

Atlanta, GA 30312

Phone: (404) 222-0037

Fax: (404) 222-0006

Current Campaigns

Voter Registration & GOTV

I am Woman #WatchMeVote is a campaign to register 7500 Georgians, conduct 10 city-wide pop-up education shops, and help to increase voter turnout in precincts that have low voter turnout. Imagine how powerful we could be if every woman who was eligible to vote did.

Family Definitions

In 2018, families can be big or small, made up of people who share a common bond: Love. We partnered with the Family Justice Network in a project to engage local communities across Georgia in conversations about the need for public and workplace policies that include families of all shapes and sizes.

Family Care Act

9to5 was an instrumental part of the coalition group that worked to get the Family Care Act signed into state law. The Family Care Act ensures that anyone who earns sick time at work is able to use that time to care for a family member, in addition to themselves.

Power of Participation

When women participate in public life, we change our communities for the better. Our new Power of Participation training traces the history of women making their voices heard in the United States and equips women with the tools to speak out and make change today.

Latest Facebook Posts

1 day ago

'Ask us what is working, what isn't and how things could be better.'

To provide great support to women at work is to step closer. Ask what is working, what isn't and ... See more

Latest Twitter Posts

Primary elections are on May 22, but did you know you can vote early starting today? Visit https://t.co/NNDuTbbQrR, click on the “Elections” tab and then click on “Advance Voting Info” on the right side of the website to find your early voting location! https://t.co/EHLTD638db

About to be a great day here at the @repdavidscott #JobFair getting people registered to vote. Happening till 3pm...

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7 things to know about New York’s paid family leave law https://t.co/Tb5Y8D71sX #PaidLeave #NYPaidLeave

Great to be with @EvansforGeorgia @elenaparent @9to5GA for GAWL’s discussion on closing the wage gap.

We’ve got some work to do folks.

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Partners

9to5 Georgia Chapter Staff

Erica Clemmons

Georgia State Director

Erica is a Community activist at heart, who believes that we should have full access to all civil and human rights equally. Her fight for economic and social justice started as a political organizer with The United Food and Commercial Workers Union. Erica has a passion and commitment to build Young People’s involvement in the movement of social and economic justice.

Erica@9to5.org // 404-222-0001

Shanda Neal

Organizer II

Shanda is a firm believer that someone else’s opinion does not define you or what you can accomplish in life, if you are willing to fight. A graduate of Winston-Salem State University with a degree in Political Science, Shanda was a vanguard for grassroots organizing and politics. Collegiate activism lead to campaign work for city council elections in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Shanda seeks to leave the world a better place, whether by given a voice to the voiceless, or redeeming social, political, and economic conditions that keep people oppressed.

Shanda@9to5.org // 678-842-3682

Amna Farooqi

Organizer

Amna Farooqi is passionate about community, self-determination, and organizing. She is based in Albany, GA. Her background is primarily in Israel/Palestine, having spent time organizing in the American Jewish community and on the ground in Israel/Palestine studying and leading educational trips. She has interned and worked for a variety of progressive and political organizations, including J Street, the Obama White House, West Wing Writers, and the Ossoff for GA-06 congressional campaign. Originally from Maryland, she is a proud graduate of the University of Maryland.

amna@9to5.org // 301-793-1405

Marilyn Lee

Organizer

Marilyn Lee is a Georgia state-wide organizer and a social justice activist with emphasis on advocacy for criminal justice reform. In addition to her work with 9to5, Marilyn is an organic beekeeper and student presently pursuing a degree in Social Psychology.

marilyn@9to5.org // 404-222-0037

State Board

Gloria Smith (Chair)
Atlanta

Marla Bexley-Lovell
Atlanta

Tabitha Atkins
Atlanta

Latoya Brennan
Savannah

Juliana Henao
Atlanta

Tamara Green
Atlanta

Jacquelyn Hutchinson
Atlanta

Erin Joyner
Atlanta

Daphine Lay
Atlanta

Kim Schofield, M.A., CLC
Atlanta

Fenika Miller
Macon/Warner Robbins

Coco Papy
Savannah

Michelle Sims
Albany