Augusta residents learn to map communities’ invisible boundaries for legislative redistricting process

In News, The Augusta Chronicle by Maya

Traci George, Augusta-area coordinator for The People’s Agenda, has been making maps of her community – what is there, and what is not. One of her daughters loves to read, but there is no library near the Augusta Mall, where she lives. Her son enjoys playing tennis, but there are no tennis courts, her younger daughter likes digging in the …

Guest column: Let’s support Georgia’s workers, not hurt them

In News, The Augusta Chronicle by Maya

This week, Gov. Brian Kemp and Labor Commissioner Mark Butler announced they will end the $300 payment Georgia unemployed workers are receiving from the federal government as a result of the American Recovery Act. They said their reason for doing so is to push more people back to the workforce. Industries are complaining how the shortage of labor is hurting …