Mission Statement

Jewish tradition teaches to speak up, judge righteously, and champion the poor and the needy (Prov 31:9). Guided by these values and the resolutions of the Union for Reform Judaism, TzedekGeorgia will advocate with the Georgia State government for human rights, equal rights, and justice or tzedek for all... More > >


News


·  In just 5 years we have become recognized as the leading Jewish advocacy group at the Georgia Capitol for social justice legislation.

 

· We are the only Jewish organization that lobbies at the Capitol on social justice legislation that has a full time lobbyist during the legislative session.  

 

· We are active members of many state coalitions.

 

· As a value added we offer free training on how to effectively influence legislators to our coalition partners.  Email tzedekgeorgia@yahoo.com to schedule free training for your organization. 



Events


Lobby Day

Georgia State Capitol

TBD
9:00am - 12:00pm

Coverdell Legislative Office Building
18 Capitol Sq. SW

Room TBD

Atlanta, GA 30334

 

We will teach you how to talk to legislators, explain to you about the issues that we support or oppose and why we care. We will guide you on the best steps to help to pass or stop legislation.

 



 

DIRECTIONS

 

Directions via MARTA (GA State station):

Exit at the Piedmont Avenue exit.  Turn left walk to the Capitol.   Walk past  the Capitol Building. Turn right at the first traffic light. Enter the Coverdell Legislative Office Building across from the Capitol using the far right doors.  The security guard post will require a valid photo I.D. to enter.

 

Parking Directions if you choose to drive:

The entrance to the parking deck is on Jesse Hill Jr. Drive, immediately after the pedestrian bridge (Pete Hackney Garage, $5.00 per day). Once parked, take the elevator or stairs to the 5th level of the parking deck which has the entrance to the pedestrian bridge. The pedestrian bridge will take you over Jesse Hill Jr. Drive and into the Butler Parking Deck. In the Butler Parking Deck take the elevator or stairs to the 3rd level. Take the bridge into the Floyd Building. Exit at the Piedmont Avenue exit.  Turn left walk to the Capitol.  Walk past the Capitol Building. Turn right at the first traffic light. Enter the Coverdell Legislative Office Building across from the Capitol using the far right doors. The security guard post will require a valid photo I.D. to enter.