NVRD: the for us by us edition

Updated: Jun 2, 2021

Song: FUBU by Solange. This past weekend, I had the opportunity to partner with Woke Vote, National Voter Registration Day, and seven Atlanta businesses to host a City-Wide Voter Registration Drive to celebrate National Voter Registration Day, which is a national holiday aimed at getting people registered before their state’s upcoming deadlines.

Getting reacquainted with my hometown of Atlanta, GA, post-graduation has been super hard when it comes to connecting, reconnecting and networking. In a city as busy as this one is, there are lots of opportunities for networking, but I want to be more intentional about the spaces that I am in. As someone who loves community involvement, when I am idle for too long, I feel like I am going to lose it. All of that to say, after lots of quiet time and being still (the process of waiting to feel/hear an ok to move,) the vision for the drive was born. Moving home, I knew that I would continue to fight for access for my people, but I wasn't sure how, I’m still not sure how, but here is a start.