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Tamieka Atkins is the executive director of ProGeorgia, a nonpartisan civic engagement table made up of over 30 organizations working collaboratively across issue areas to advance civic engagement in the state of Georgia.
November 23, 2021 -
Contrary to mainstream media portrayal, Georgia did not rise to national prominence in civic engagement overnight. Its achievement came through hard work by vast numbers of grassroots organizations — and through funders who worked with them as equal partners while encouraging innovation.
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