Campaigns

WoR is working to change the political, social, economic and cultural landscape for women in Atlanta and Georgia.  Our primary emphases are to:

  1. Reduce the number of women in the web of the criminal ‘justice’ system in Georgia by 50% in five years
    No New Jail Beds
  2. Close the Atlanta City Jail and use savings for comprehensive services for the community
    Closing the Jail
  3. End discriminatory and inhumane policing including practices of racial profiling, police brutality and sexual assault and exploitation
    Justice for Alexia Christian
  4. End Private Probation/Parole and eliminate excessive fines and fees for low income and unemployed women
    Rights Restoration
  5. Fight for a pre-arrest diversion program in the Metro Atlanta area
    Pre-arrest diversion (PAD)
  6. “Ban the Box”  End employment & housing discrimination against people with records by eliminating the question on applications asking about criminal history
    Ban the Box
  7. Put an end to racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, and all oppressions that harm our communities and keep us from achieving justice for all!

 

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