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New Georgia Project Action Fund and Affiliate, New Georgia Project, Hit Landmark Milestones Last Week
For Immediate Release March 8, 2023 New Georgia Project Action Fund Contact: (470) 485-7333, [email protected] (Atlanta, GA) — In just one week, New Georgia Project Action Fund (NGPAF) and our affiliate, New Georgia Project (NGP), crossed the 10,000-voter-registration threshold, [...]
USA Today: ‘We just keep getting hit’: Borrowers rally over Supreme Court case on student loan debt relief
For Maggie Bell, a 24-year-old organizer from Georgia, student debt relief is a racial justice issue. “Not having student loan debt opens the gates for me to have more opportunities at living life, like capital letters LIVING LIFE,” she said.
NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt: NGP's C.L.E.A.R. Campaign Fights for Student Debt Cancellation at U.S. Supreme Court
"Debt is difficult. It's depressing, it's stressful," says Maggie Bell, Lead Organizer for NGP's C.L.E.A.R. Campaign and the first in her family to graduate from college.
USA Today: Supreme Court's conservative justices signal skepticism of Biden's loan forgiveness plan: Recap
C.L.E.A.R. stands for Cancel Loans for Education and Reparations and is a campaign by the New Georgia Project, the state's largest civic engagement group.
The Hill: Tensions rise as Supreme Court prepares for high-stakes student debt clash
“We are going to keep pushing and applying pressure after oral arguments are over and once we get a decision. One does not stop here,” said Maggie Bell, lead organizer for the New Georgia Project, one of the groups organizing [...]
Georgia Recorder: Black student loan borrowers at risk as U.S. Supreme Court weighs forgiveness plan
“Student debt cancellation is one of the defining issues of my generation,” Maggie Bell, the lead organizer for New Georgia Project’s C.L.E.A.R. campaign, said in a statement.
Interview With New Georgia Project and New Georgia Project Action Fund CEO and Organizing Director, Kendra Cotton and Billy Honor
"If you want to be a member of the New Georgia Project Action Fund (NGPAF), that means that you want to be a part of a political home, a place that helps to shape your consciousness politically and helps you [...]
‘New Georgia Project Acting Fund’ encouraging people to register to vote
Atlanta News First (CBS 46): Organizing Director, Billy Honor, Discusses NGPAF's Ongoing Work to Mobilize Voters around Issues "We're about issues. We organize around issues..." says Billy Honor. "And I think that's becoming more and more the norm. People want [...]
In Georgia, campaigns look to drive turnout with a knock
Associated Press, Jeff Amy, Nov 3, 2022 A paid canvasser for the New Georgia Project Action Fund, Hardwick was working the southwest Georgia town of Dawson on a warm October afternoon. She was trying to motivate people in the town [...]
Georgia Voters Face Fresh Mail-In Ballot Hurdles in Senate Runoff
Bloomberg, Ryan Teague Beckwith, Nov 22, 2022 [SB 202] also made it harder to request a mail ballot, requiring voters to print out and sign a form in ink before returning it, said Stephanie Ali, policy director for the New [...]