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ACLU Georgia Launches "Save Our Democracy Tour"

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The ACLU of Georgia and Common Cause Georgia are launching the “Save Our Democracy” tour. The groups will hold 16 events featuring educational presentations in various cities around the state. Topics will include Voting 101, voting systems integrity, redistricting reform, and election protection.

Organizers say they want they want to build momentum for nonpartisan reforms that produce fair legislative districts map that create equal representation for all Georgians.

Other organizations taking part include Georgia Redistrict Alliance, Represent Georgia and Spread the Vote.

The tour Kicks off in Athens Wednesday from 6 to 8 pm at the Athens Regional Library.

It wraps up in Atlanta on November 3.

Tour dates:

The statewide tour includes 16 events throughout Georgia: Albany, Athens, Augusta, Canton, Dalton, Ellijay, Lilburn, Macon, Marietta, McDonough, Milledgeville, Newnan, Rome, Savannah, Valdosta. The tour agenda follows.

Athens – Sept. 5, Athens-Clarke County Library, 6 to 8 p.m.

Macon – Sept. 8, Macon Marriott City Center, 2 to 4 p.m.

Milledgeville – Sept. 8, Georgia State College, 7 to 9 p.m.

Augusta – Sept. 9, 823 Telfair Street, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Albany – Sept. 22, Microbusiness Enterprise Center, 5 to 7 p.m.

Valdosta – Sept. 23, 2906 Julia Drive, 3 to 5 p.m.

McDonough – Sept. 29, Hood Street Art Center, 2 to 4 p.m.

Dalton – Oct. 5, Dalton-Whitfield County Public Library, 5 to 7 p.m.

Canton – Oct. 6, 116 Brown Industrial Parkway, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Savannah – Oct. 7, Savannah Jewish Educational Alliance, 2 to 4 p.m.

Ellijay – Oct. 8, 268 Calvin Jackson Drive, 6 to 8 p.m.

Marietta – Oct. 20, Fair Oaks Park Recreation Center, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Rome – Oct. 20, Sarah Hightower Library, 2 to 4 p.m.

Lilburn – Oct. 21, New Mercies, 3 to 5 p.m.

Newnan – Oct. 27, Newnan Carnegie Library, 2 to 4 p.m.

Atlanta – Nov. 3, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers 613, 2 to 4 p.m.

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