We’re Hiring an Organizing Director!

We’re Hiring an Organizing Director!

We’re excited to announce our first job opening of the year! Help us find our next Organizing Director. We want a highly organized, strategic individual with a commitment to long-term organizing and increasing youth participation in elections to lead our civic engagement, leadership development, and issue organizing programs. Check out the full job description here: http://bit.ly/GS_OrgDirector    ...

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...

Meet Matheus Duarte: Content Strategy Intern

Bio Matheus Duarte was born in Brazil and moved to the United States at a young age. While growing up, he quickly picked up on the idea that being involved in the local community was something of importance to him. As an adult he has been involved in some community projects. Matheus Duarte graduate from the University of North Georgia with a Bachelor’s in Marketing and is currently working as a Content Marketing Strategist at GASHIFT .   What inspires you to get involved in the political process? The main thing that inspires me to get involved in the political process is that I was a US resident for many years. With that comes the inability to vote. During that time I saw how important voting is because only after getting my citizenship was I able to vote and get more involved in my community. I now know that voting is something that everyone needs to be involved in. Voting is what this country was founded on and the fact that Americans have the freedom to vote is a reason in its self not to take it for granted. There are many countries out there where citizens have no rights and that is because of how their country was founded. Here in America, we were founded with the belief that everyone has a right to vote and thats why I would like to be more involved in the voting process. If you could meet any historical figure who would you choose and why? I would choose Abraham Lincoln. I would like to meet him because of what he did...