Ge­or­gia Equal­ity releases sec­ond round of en­dorse­ments

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A Ge­or­gia State study re­leased last year showed that over 950, or 28.2 per­cent, of the 3,374 home­less and run­away youth sur­veyed in the metro At­lanta area self-iden­tify as LGBT.

In­vest At­lanta is to re­port to the coun­cil’s Fi­nance/Ex­ec­u­tive Com­mit­tee within 60 days of the is­suance of bond fund­ing to de­tail how the fund­ing will be ap­pro­pri­ated.

LGBT ad­vo­cacy or­ga­ni­za­tion Ge­or­gia Equal­ity on Oct. 5 re­leased its sec­ond round of en­dorsed can­di­dates for the up­com­ing Novem­ber 2017 elec­tions. In this round, the group en­dorsed can­di­dates for state House and Sen­ate spe­cial elec­tions, as well as an ad­di­tional en­dorse­ment in the City of Clark­ston.

The newly en­dorsed can­di­dates for the Novem­ber 7, 2017 elec­tions are: Jen Jor­dan in Sen­ate District 6 Nikema Wil­liams in Sen­ate District 39 Bee Nguyen in House District 89 YT Bell for Clark­ston City Coun­cil Th­ese can­di­dates join the list of Ge­or­gia Equal­ity en­dorse­ments an­nounced on Sept. 22: Cathy Woolard for At­lanta Mayor Alex Wan for At­lanta City Coun­cil Pres­i­dent Courtney English for At­lanta City Coun­cil Post 1 At-Large Matt West­more­land for At­lanta City Coun­cil Post 1 At-Large Carla Smith for At­lanta City Coun­cil District 1 Amir Farhokhi for At­lanta City Coun­cil District 2 Lil­iana Bakhtiari for At­lanta City Coun­cil District 5 Kirk Rich for At­lanta City Coun­cil District 6 Howard Shook for At­lanta City Coun­cil District 7 Anna Till­man for At­lanta City Coun­cil District 8 An­drea Boone for At­lanta City Coun­cil District 10 Joyce Shep­erd for At­lanta City Coun­cil District 12 Les­lie Grant for At­lanta School Board District 1 Tony Burks for At­lanta School Board District 2 Eshé Collins for At­lanta School Board District 6 Kan­dis Wood Jack­son for At­lanta School Board District 7 Ted Terry for Clark­ston mayor Laura Hop­kins for Clark­ston City Coun­cil Joseph Geier­man for Do­rav­ille City Coun­cil District 2 Stephe Koontz for Do­rav­ille City Coun­cil District 3

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