Being American with Deval Patrick

Tackling Economic Insecurity and Voter Suppression in Georgia with GRO Fund and Fair Count

March 07, 2022 Deval Patrick Season 2 Episode 6
Being American with Deval Patrick
Tackling Economic Insecurity and Voter Suppression in Georgia with GRO Fund and Fair Count
Show Notes

In this episode of the Being American Podcast, Gov. Patrick takes a closer look at grassroots efforts in Georgia to address economic insecurity and year-round voter engagement and registration.  He sits down with Hope Wollensack, Executive Director of the Georgia Resilience and Opportunity Fund (GRO Fund), and Fair Count Executive Director Rebecca DeHart.  The GRO Fund recently launched In Her Hands, a guaranteed income initiative focused on Black women across the state of Georgia, and Fair Count, founded by Stacey Abrams to build long-term power in communities that have been historically undercounted and underrepresented, recently createdVOTE-365 to educate voters, ensure everyone can vote in 2022 and that their vote is counted.