Renitta Shannon

Renitta learned the value of access to economic opportunity and jobs from an early age, having been raised by minimum wage earning parents. Her humble upbringing encouraged her determination to work hard and succeed.

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“In Georgia, like many states, there is one system of justice if you are white or rich and a more punitive system if you are black/brown or poor. I will work to change our criminal justice system to put an end the systemic racial and economic bias built into many of the policies that govern us today.”

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"Women are fully capable on their own to decide whether or not to, when to, or how they want to give birth. I speak publicly about my own reproductive choices including my abortion story, because I know that fighting to ensure access to the full spectrum of reproductive healthcare is an issue of equality and justice."