Georgian Credit Deserts

Bank Closures and the Relocation of Branches to the Suburbs Have Caused a Lack of Mainstream, Beneficial Financial Services in Poor and Minority Communities

Did you know:

  1. The 1977 Community Reinvestment Act Does NOT Require that Banks Operate in Poor and Minority Communities As It Was Regulatorily Mandated to Do
  2. Poor and Minority Communities Primarily Rely on Non-Bank Financial Services to Help Meet Their Financial Needs
  3. Even Before the Conoravirus Pandemic, Poor and Minority Communities Did NOT Have Enough Saving to Address a Short-Term Emergency
  4. It is Critical to Mainsteam, Beneficial Financial Services Available to These Communities in Times of Need

Representatives

  • Rep. David Wilkerson
  • District 38
  • City: Powder Springs
  • Rep. Erica Thomas
  • District 39
  • City: Austell
  • Rep. Erick Allen
  • District 40
  • City: Smyrna
  • Rep. Michael Smith
  • District 41
  • City: Marietta
  • Rep. Sheila Jones
  • District 53
  • City: Atlanta
  • Rep. Mesha Mainor
  • District 56
  • City: Atlanta
  • Rep. Park Cannon
  • District 58
  • City: Atlanta
  • Rep. Kim Schofield
  • District 60
  • City: Atlanta
  • Rep. Roger Bruce
  • District 61
  • City: Atlanta
  • Rep. William Boddie
  • District 62
  • City: East Point
  • Rep. Debra Bazemore
  • District 63
  • City: South Fulton
  • Rep. Derrick Jackson
  • District 64
  • City: Tyrone
  • Rep. Mandisha Thomas
  • District 65
  • City: South Fulton
  • Rep. Kimberly Alexander
  • District 66
  • City: Hiram
  • Rep. Yasmin Neal
  • District 74
  • City: Jonesboro
  • Rep. Mike Glanton
  • District 75
  • City: Jonesboro
  • Rep. Sandra Scott
  • District 76
  • City: Rex
  • Rep. Rhonda Burnough
  • District 77
  • City: Riverdale
  • Rep. Demetrius Douglas
  • District 78
  • City: Stockbridge
  • Rep. Renitta Shannon
  • District 84
  • City: Decatur
  • Rep. Viola Davis
  • District 87
  • City: Stone Mountain
  • Rep. Billy Mitchell
  • District 88
  • City: Stone Mountain
  • Rep. Bee Nguyen
  • District 89
  • City: Atlanta
  • Rep. Angela Moore
  • District 90
  • City: Decatur
  • Rep. Rhonda Taylor
  • District 91
  • City: Conyers
  • Rep. Doreen Carter
  • District 92
  • City: Lithonia
  • Rep. Dar'shun Kendrick
  • District 93
  • City: Lithonia
  • Rep. Karen Bennett
  • District 94
  • City: Stone Mountain
  • Rep. Pedro "Pete" Marin
  • District 96
  • City: Duluth
  • Rep. Marvin Lim
  • District 99
  • City: Norcross
  • Rep. Dewey McClain
  • District 100
  • City: Lawrenceville
  • Rep. Sam Park
  • District 101
  • City: Lawrenceville
  • Rep. Donna McLeod
  • District 105
  • City: Lawrenceville
  • Rep. Shelly Hutchinson
  • District 107
  • City: Snellville
  • Rep. Jasmine Clark
  • District 108
  • City: Lilburn
  • Rep. Regina Ward
  • District 109
  • City: McDonough
  • Rep. El-Mahdi Holly
  • District 111
  • City: Stockbridge
  • Rep. Sharon Henderson
  • District 113
  • City: Covington
  • Rep. Henry "Wayne" Howard
  • District 124
  • City: Augusta
  • Rep. Sheila Nelson
  • District 125
  • City: Augusta
  • Rep. Gloria Frazier
  • District 126
  • City: Hephzibah
  • Rep. Brian Prince
  • District 127
  • City: Augusta
  • Rep. Mack Jackson
  • District 128
  • City: Sandersville
  • Rep. Calvin Smyre
  • District 135
  • City: Columbus
  • Rep. Carolyn Hugley
  • District 136
  • City: Columbus
  • Rep. Patty Bentley
  • District 139
  • City: Butler
  • Rep. Miriam Paris
  • District 142
  • City: Macon
  • Rep. James Beverly
  • District 143
  • City: Macon
  • Rep. CaMia Hopson
  • District 153
  • City: Albany
  • Rep. Winfred Dukes
  • District 154
  • City: Albany
  • Rep. Carl Gilliard
  • District 162
  • City: Garden City
  • Rep. Derek Mallow
  • District 163
  • City: Savannah
  • Rep. Edna Jackson
  • District 165
  • City: Savannah
  • Rep. Al Williams
  • District 168
  • City: Midway
  • Rep. Dexter Sharper
  • District 177
  • City: Valdosta

Senators

  • Sen. Lester Jackson
  • District 02
  • City: Savannah
  • Sen. Sheikh Rahman
  • District 05
  • City: Lawrenceville
  • Sen. Nikki Merritt
  • District 09
  • City: Grayson
  • Sen. Emanuel Jones
  • District 10
  • City: Decatur
  • Sen. Freddie Sims
  • District 12
  • City: Dawson
  • Sen. Ed Harbison
  • District 15
  • City: Columbus
  • Sen. Harold Jones II
  • District 22
  • City: Augusta
  • Sen. David Lucas
  • District 26
  • City: Macon
  • Sen. Michael Rhett
  • District 33
  • City: Marietta
  • Sen. Valencia Seay
  • District 34
  • City: Riverdale
  • Sen. Donzella James
  • District 35
  • City: Atlanta
  • Sen. Horacena Tate
  • District 38
  • City: Atlanta
  • Sen. Sonya Halpern
  • District 39
  • City: Atlanta
  • Sen. Kim Jackson
  • District 41
  • City: Stone Mountain
  • Sen. Tonya Anderson
  • District 43
  • City: Lithonia
  • Sen. Gail Davenport
  • District 44
  • City: Jonesboro
  • Sen. Michelle Au
  • District 48
  • City: Johns Creek
  • Sen. Gloria Butler
  • District 55
  • City: Stone Mountain
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