The Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement is holding a community response forum in support of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and the #Never Again Movement. The event is Wednesday evening at the Athens Regional Library. It opens with a movement of silence and musical tribute for the 17 students, teachers, and staff that died during the mass shooting on Feb. 14th in Parkland, Florida.
Clarke County School District Superintendent Demond Means and Ga State Rep. Spencer Frye will participate in the community forum. Doors open at 6 pm
The Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement is holding a town hall meeting tonight at Hendershots. The group is requesting that city leaders allow members of the community to have a say when it comes to shaping future police policy in Athens-Clarke County.
Mokah Jasmine Johnson is the group’s cofounder.
“It’s just to open the opportunity to where we can possibly get some information about how to move forward and how we can also have input on this process. As citizens, we’re highly concerned one what should we expect for the future,” Johnson says.
The Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement is holding an educational workshop Wednesday, November 29.
The topic of the most recent workshop by the organization focuses on the process of filing a discrimination complaint in Athens. Athens Anti-Discrimination co-founder and President Mokah Jasmine Johnson says the Know Your Civil Rights meeting will teach those attending what to do if they believe they have been discriminated against on the job, or by a local bar or business owner.