Elections Aren’t Over.

Yes, we had Election Day on November 7. But that doesn’t mean they are over. The Atlanta mayoral election and many others across the state now have run-offs happening on Tuesday, December 5.  Don’t know where to find your polling place? Text SHIFT to 864237 to find out!   https://georgiashift.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/2017-GOTV-Obama-Video-Runoff-Election-Day.mp4...

Election Day is Next Tuesday!

Miss the early voting period? Be sure to vote next Tuesday, Nov. 7. Polls are open from 7am to 7pm. Don’t know where to find your polling place? Text SHIFT to 864237 to find out!...

Early Voting Is Now Underway!

2017 elections are now happening! For the next three weeks, you can vote at your designated early voting location. Don’t know where to find your polling place? Text SHIFT to 864237 to find out!...

What’s A District Attorney?

A district attorney has the power to impact young people of color in damaging and irreversible ways. Even worse, the office of the DA (and our criminal justice system) can be a problematic maze very few understand. So we’re starting a series about the office of the DA, what they do, and how we can hold them accountable. Check out our introductory video, breaking down exactly what a DA...

Introducting Shift: In

As a civic engagement organization, a lot of times we get the question: what exactly is civic engagement? Is it voting? Is it being on a board? Is it lobbying? Is it sharing something on Facebook? We believe it’s a mix of all of that, and more. So in order to expand access and lower the barrier of entry to civic engagement, we’d like to introduce our new video series: Shift: In Our goal is to shift the civic process in as many news feeds and timelines as possible, so young people can quickly understand how it relates to them, where they can can get engaged, and how. The series will feature a mix of behind-the-scenes footage, campus news, legislative updates, and a few surprises as well. In this episode, we cover House Bill 51, House Bill 37, and also interview Jordan Johnson, a young leader in Augusta, about his role in the Richmond County school system and how to get involved on the local level. **** Help us keep this going by donating here: https://georgiashift.com/contribute/ Find your state representative: https://openstates.org/find_your_legislator/ Like the orgs featured in this episode: Students Against House Bill 51 GALEO.org Asian Americans Advancing Justice Atlanta Music: OBESØN – Runnin’ (https://soundcloud.com/obeson/runnin) Dan Farber – Take Me High (https://soundcloud.com/dan_farber/take-me-high) What So Not X George Maple ft. Rome Fortune – Buried (https://soundcloud.com/whatsonot/buried)...