THIS IS YOUR LAST CHANCE TO TELL THE ATLANTA CITY COUNCIL YOU WANT TO #DEFUNDTHEPOLICE!
The public may leave comments related to the adoption of the FY2021 fiscal year budget BEFORE Friday, 6/19 at 10AM by dialing (404) 330-6001 and leaving a message not to exceed two (2) minutes.
Learn more here: https://tinyurl.com/defundtheapd
How to leave an effective message:
1. Give your Name
2. Give your neighborhood/District/NPU (to show you are a constituent)
3. Tell the City Council that “reimagining police” is not enough.
4. Explicitly tell City Council to DEFUND the police by naming several of the demands below:
https://tinyurl.com/ybu4rg26 (credit goes to Racial Justice Action Center (RJAC) and Women on the Rise (WotR))
We listened to the Mayor’s remarks on Monday afternoon’s City Council meeting, and despite the death of Rayshard Brooks on Friday, the Mayor has NOT changed her position on defunding the police. In fact, she is calling on City Council to KEEP the Police Budget increase.
Tell the Mayor and City Council that this is UNACCEPTABLE and flood the phone lines!