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Hillary and Tina interview Helen Butler, Executive Director of the Georgia Coalition for the Peoples’ Agenda.
Helen serves as Executive Director of the Georgia Coalition for the Peoples’ Agenda, an advocacy organization comprised of representatives from the human rights, civil rights, environmental, labor, women, young professionals, youth, elected officials, peace and justice groups throughout the State of Georgia founded by the late Dr. Joseph E. Lowery. In keeping with the People’s Agenda commitment to social justice issues, she has formed strategic alliances to improve quality of life for communities of color. She also serves as the Convener of the Black Women’s Roundtable of Georgia as an affiliate of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation to promote health and wellness, economic security, education and global empowerment for Black women. And, she serves on the Morgan County Board of Elections and in 2013 she was appointed to serve on the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights as a member of the Georgia Advisory Committee. Additionally, she currently serves on the City of Atlanta’s 2020 Complete Count Committee and the State Civic Engagement Table’s Complete Count Committee. And, Helen was recently recognized by the Atlanta Business League as one of Atlanta’s Top 100 Black Women of Influence 2018, 2019, 2020; 2019 Community Engagement Award from National Action Network; and 2019 Dr. C.T. Vivian Courage Award by Let Us Make Man.
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Special Guest: Helen Butler.