ACLU of Georgia

Press Advisory: 4/28 Virtual Press Briefing: Groups, Advocates Respond to Georgia’s Censorship Law


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SPLC, ACLU-GA, Education and Civil Rights Activists Oppose Classroom Censorship

ATLANTA, Ga. – On Thursday, April 28, Gov. Brian Kemp will sign a series of education bills, including one that censors discussion and information about race and racism in K-12 schools. Civil rights and education advocates, educators, parents and student representatives will respond to the bill signing during a press conference at 10:00 a.m. ET. 


The SPLC Action Fund and ACLU-GA will also announce a resource to allow students, parents and educators to provide information on how the new law impacts learning.

Press conference speakers: 

  • Terrence Wilson – Regional Policy and Community Engagement Director, IDRA

  • Andrea Young – Executive Director, ACLU of Georgia

  • Jalaya Liles Dunn – Director, Learning for Justice project

  • Aryani Duppada – Denmark High School student, Forsyth County

  • Mitzi McAdam – Forsyth County parent

  • Anthony Downer – Atlanta Public Schools educator

  • Jennifer Susko – Former Cobb County Schools counselor and educator


WHAT: Press conference in response to Georgia’s classroom censorship law


WHEN: 10:00 a.m. ET, Thursday, April 28, 2022


WHERE: Via Zoom. Please register for the Zoom link here:


Media Contacts: 
Dorrie Toney, Communications Director, ACLU-GA



Ashley Levett, Associate Media Director, SPLC Action Fund