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Author: Southern Center for Human Rights

Executive Director Sara Totonchi to Step Down; Deputy Director Terrica Redfield Ganzy to Lead SCHR

On January 1, 2022, Terrica Redfield Ganzy, SCHR’s current Deputy Director, will be stepping into the role of Executive Director.

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Watch: Legislative Hearing on the Deadly Crisis in the GA Dept. of Corrections

“It is imperative that lawmakers, and the general public, demand the same transparency and accountability from the leaders of our prison system that we would from any other branch of government that we entrust with people’s lives.”

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Too Much Doubt to Execute: Remembering Troy Davis, 10 Years Later

Too Much Doubt to Execute by Sara J. Totonchi Originally published on September 26, 2011…

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Department of Justice Announces Sweeping Investigation into Georgia Prisons

​​Today, the United States Department of Justice announced a sweeping investigation of Georgia prisons. ln…

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Southern Center for Human Rights to Honor Georgia NAACP; Bondurant, Mixson, & Elmore LLP

On Tuesday, May 4th, the Southern Center for Human Rights (SCHR) will host its annual…

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Crossover Day 2021

Welcome to Crossover Day in the Georgia General Assembly! Today is the deadline for bills…

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Action Alert: Oppose HB 286

House Bill 286 is scheduled for a vote by the full House of Representatives on…

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Legislative Update

The Georgia General Assembly met this week for legislative days 13 through 16 and will…

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Action Alert: Stop Senate Bill 10

Senate Bill 10, the overly punitive street racing legislation, has been scheduled for a hearing…

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Legislative Update, Week of January 25

The Georgia General Assembly was in session this week for legislative days 5 through 8….

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2021 Legislative Preview

This week, the Georgia General Assembly convened and met for the first four of the…

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Incarcerated in GA During COVID-19? We Want Your Story to be Heard. In Your Own Words.

The Southern Center for Human Rights is undertaking a storytelling project to record the experiences of people incarcerated.

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