Deirdre Jonese Austin is a Just 2020 Fellow with Just Media. She is currently pursuing a Master's of Divinity at Emory University in Atlanta. You can learn more about her and read more of her writing at DeirdreJoneseAustin.com.
November 2, 2020 -
Over 200,000 returning citizens in Georgia on probation and parole are ineligible to vote. But many have begun to challenge the state's law, drawing inspiration from movements across the country like the one behind Florida's successful 2018 ballot measure, Amendment 4, which restored voting rights to 1.4 million formerly incarcerated people.