WASHINGTON, DC — Following today’s announcement by Stacey Abrams that she will again run for Governor of Georgia in 2022, People For the American Way President Ben Jealous released the following statement:
“Stacey Abrams’ decision to run for Governor of Georgia in 2022 is great news for the people of her state and for America. Stacey has been a leader and a fighter for justice and civil rights throughout the decades I have known her. She is a person of profound integrity, empathy, courage and intellect who as governor will work tirelessly to ensure all Georgians have access to the opportunity to succeed and to live healthy and fulfilling lives. It is an honor to endorse her for this office, and People For the American Way looks forward to supporting her in any way we can on her path to victory.”
About People For the American Way
People For the American Way is a progressive advocacy organization founded to fight right-wing extremism and build a democratic society that implements the ideals of freedom, equality, opportunity and justice for all. We encourage civic participation, defend fundamental rights, and fight to dismantle systemic barriers to equitable opportunity. Learn more: http://www.pfaw.org.