ACLU of Georgia

Press Advisory: ACLU of Georgia Senior Policy Counsel to Speak at Redistricting Town Hall in Brunswick

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 26, 2021

Media contact: Ana Maria Rosato, ACLU of Georgia, media@acluga.org 

WHO
Vasu Abhiraman, Senior Policy Counsel of the ACLU of Georgia, will speak at the Redistricting Town Hall in Brunswick.
Click here for prepared remarks.

WHAT
Redistricting Town Hall

QUOTE
“The right to vote is one of the most sacred civil liberties we have as citizens. We believe voting should be easy for every citizen and that each vote should count the same,” said Vasu Abhiraman, senior policy counsel, ACLU of Georgia. “We seek to ensure that the new maps ensure that all voters of color have the same opportunities as white voters to elect their candidates of choice regardless of where they live in the state and regardless of who they vote for.”

WHERE
Click to watch online.
College of Coastal Georgia
Southeast Georgia Conference Center
3 Mariner Way
Brunswick, GA 31520

WHEN
Monday, July 26, 2021, at 5:00pm

PRELIMINARY DATA ESTIMATES
In the last 10 years, the Greater Brunswick area, made up of Glynn, Brantley, and McIntosh counties, has grown in population and grown more diverse. The voting age population has increased by over 8% alone.

Looking at demographic growth in the area, the Asian voting age population has grown by 74%, Black voting age population by 12%, Hispanic voting age population by 5%, and white voting age population by just over 6%. Overall, the people of color voting age population in the Greater Brunswick area has grown by just more than 12%.

Source: 2010 Census and American Community Survey Data