2. Talk to your candidates! Call your state reps, senators, and statewide candidates and ask them these questions that matter to working families:
- ATL Raise Up and Home Care Fight For 15: Will you do whatever it takes to help workers win $15 and hour and a union?
- UNITE HERE Local 23: Do you commit to fighting for a living wage for all workers at the Atlanta Airport? Also, Where do you stand on raising the minimum wage and what steps will they take if elected to make it happen?
- 9 to 5 Working Women Atlanta: Do you support policies like Ban the Box and other efforts to end employment discrimination against the formerly incarcerated?
- IATSE LOCAL 927: What will you do to address the misclassification of Georgian Workers?
- National Domestic Workers Alliance Atlanta Chapter: If elected, what do you plan to do to address the gap in health care left by our state not expanding Medicaid?
- Souls to the polls this weekend, Sunday the 19th and the following weekend, Sunday the 26th, churches all over Atlanta will be getting members of their congregation and community members out to vote. Locations:
- First Iconium Baptist Church, 542 Moreland Ave SE
- Ebenezer Baptist Church, 407 Auburn Ave NE at 11am
- Get out the vote phone banking every Tues & Thursday 1 to 7pm at the Rush Center at 1530 Dekalb Ave - contact firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up
- Get out the vote phone banking between 4pm and 8pm for the Clayton County Transit initiative - contact email@example.com to sign up
- #TakeOverPolls a march to the polls on Tuesday October 28th
www.atlantajwj.org, join our monthly meetings every 4th Tuesday of the Month, (next one on October 28th 6 - 8 pm at the Georgia Hill Community Center 250 Georgia Ave Room 309 Atlanta, GA 30312) and finally, if you are a part of an organization reach out to our organizer Neil Sardana (firstname.lastname@example.org | 404-913-9595) if you are interested in having your organization, union, or church join our coalition.