Georgia Muslim Voter Project
Grant Type: General Support
Duration: Jan 1, 2019 - Dec 31, 2019
The Georgia Muslim Voter Project builds power for Muslims in Georgia by amplifying their voices through voter engagement, advocacy, and grassroots organizing. GAMVP aims to build out civic participation, not just for Southern Muslim communities, but for all communities under attack in the South, in order for us all to live and thrive with dignity.
GAMVP will offer year-round nonpartisan voter 101, civic engagement trainings, and candidate forums to activate new and prospective voters, encouraging people through familiar people and places. GAMVP aims to reach across generations through activities such as large community events, rallies, and cultural festivals as points of voter registration along with traditional nonpartisan get-out-the-vote activities such as phone banking and door knocking and will use mosques, ethnic restaurants, stores frequented by community members, events where community members gather, and schools attended by community youth. In their continued efforts to engage new voters and remove the stigma of being civically engaged, GAMVP is launching a social media campaign across all platforms that will highlight the stories of Muslims in the community and their stories of being American Muslims.
Year founded: 2016
Location: Suwanee, GA