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1 Title:   Cheri Mitchell Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Mitchell, Cheri  
  Dates:   1950-2014  
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Cheri Mitchell is a self-advocate and grassroots activitist in the community of people with disabilities in Georgia. Her collection documents her self-advocacy work, especially her work in Atlanta with her husband, Sam Mitchell, and her work with People First of Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/399  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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2 Title:   Disability Law and Policy Center of Georgia Records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Disability Law and Policy Center of Georgia  
  Dates:   2000-2011  
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The Disability Law and Policy Center (DLPC) of Georgia is a non-profit organization that advocates and litigates for community services, independent living, and broad and systemic disability rights related issues. The records include documentation of DLPC's policies and priorities, grant-funded activities and programs, and personnel files.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/344  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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3 Title:   Carol Jones Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Jones, Carol  
  Dates:   1987-2011  
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Carol Jones is an advocacy specialist at the Shepherd Center in Atlanta and a long-time participant in the disability rights movement. Her papers include documents and memorabilia related to many advocacy issues and organizations, including ADAPT and the Long Road Home March and Rally.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/350  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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4 Title:   Reverend Calvin Peterson and Disabled in Action Atlanta Collection  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Peterson, Calvin E.  
  Dates:   1967-2015  
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Reverend Calvin Peterson is the founder and director of Disabled in Action, a non-profit organization with a mission to advocate, educate and empower people with disabilities living in poverty, their families and caregivers, and with an emphasis on equity and inclusion. The collection includes articles of incorporation, correspondence, press releases, news clippings, brochures, flyers, photographs, audiovisual recordings, and other materials that document Rev. Peterson and Disabled in Action's advocacy and activism.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/409  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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5 Title:   Georgia Disability History Archive  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   none  
  Dates:   1965-2016  
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The Georgia Disability History Archive seeks to document the vital and transformative work undertaken by disability activists, advocates, and organizations and, crucially, the experiences of people with disabilities over the past 100-plus years in the state of Georgia. Major collecting areas include, but are not limited to: accessibility, activism and social justice, citizen advocacy, independent and community living, self-advocacy, education, employment, recreation, culture and pride.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/GDHA  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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6 Title:   Mark Johnson Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Johnson, Mark  
  Dates:   1965-2016  
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Mark Johnson is the Director of Advocacy at the Shepherd Center in Atlanta and has been an advocate and leader in the disability rights movement for over thirty years. His papers contain subject and chronological files, artifacts, t-shirts, and audiovisual materials related to his work as a disability rights advocate, community organizer, and professional.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/349  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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7 Title:   American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia Records  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia  
  Dates:   1938-2014  
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The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Georgia is a nonprofit corporation founded in 1963 that is focused on protecting civil liberties in the state of Georgia. The records document their litigation and lobbying work, the subjects that they are concerned with, and their daily operations and include correspondence, case files, research files, and publications. Common subjects include the criminal justice system, freedom of religion, freedom of speech and assembly, LGBT rights, open government, racial discrimination, and student and juvenile rights.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/025/ACLU  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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