Endorsers and Supporters

Endorsers and Supporters

Below are some of the organizations that endorse or support Joyce. These organizations recognize the dedication Joyce has for working towards the betterment of Georgia and our people.

2022 Endorsers

3.14 Action “We’re on a mission to elect more scientists to Congress, state legislatures, and local offices. As trained problem-solvers, STEM professionals are ready, willing, and able to find solutions for the significant challenges facing America in the 21st century.”

“Electing pro-worker legislators in the Senate and House will be critical to protecting our freedom to vote, to control our own bodily freedoms both inside and outside the workplace, and so much more.” AFLCIO

Care in Action is a nonprofit, nonpartisan group dedicated to fighting for dignity and fairness for the millions of domestic workers in the United States, most of whom are women of color and immigrant women. Founded in 2017, Care in Action is backed by tens of thousands of nannies, house cleaners, and care workers across the country.

The Collective PAC is working to fix the challenge of under-representation of the Black community in elected seats of power throughout our nation.

Democracy for America is a member-driven, people-powered political action committee. Our mission is building and empowering a broad coalition of grassroots organizers to elect the New American Majority — people of color and white progressives — to fight for inclusive populism at all levels of office in all 50 states.

“I’m proud to have received the endorsement of AG @EricHolder and @DemRedistrict! At a time where our democracy is under attack, I join the NDRC in its commitment to defend our democracy, fight for #FairMaps, and ensure equal representation for *all* Americans.” Joyce Barlow

The Working Families Party is a grassroots, multiracial party of working people coming together across our differences to make our nation work for the many, not the few.

Emily’s List vision “is a government that reflects the people it serves, and decision makers who genuinely and enthusiastically fight for greater opportunity and better lives for the Americans they represent.”

“Fair Fight PAC is proud to endorse these Georgia State House candidates who reflect our state’s diversity,” said Fair Fight PAC Political Director André D. Fields. “These leaders share a devotion to advancing our state, and a commitment to fighting for a progressive, pro-voter agenda. We are proud to support these candidates in their elections, and excited to work with them to defend our democracy and keep Georgia moving forward.”

We are an effective and supportive network of teachers, education support professionals, aspiring educators, and administrators!

Georgia Conservation Voters (GCV) advocates for environmental protection, organizes communities, and engages in the democratic process.

Georgia Equality’s mission is to advance fairness, safety and opportunity for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities and our allies throughout the state.

Georgia Human Rights Campaign “Our path to maintaining a pro-equality majority in the House and Senate runs through Georgia in 2022.”

Georgia Stonewall Democrats are proud to announce General election endorsements for these fair-minded candidates. Thank you to the many candidates and advocates, current and past, who continue to push for change. One election cycle at a time we can make our state fairer and more equitable for all.

A grassroots political action committee dedicated to changing the face of power in Georgia by recruiting, training, supporting, electing, and re-electing Democratic women who will serve as effective advocates for the issues most important to families and women, including the preservation of reproductive freedom.

The 2.3 million member activists of NARAL Pro-Choice America fight for reproductive freedom for every person in every state. Each day, we organize and mobilize to protect that freedom by fighting for access to abortion care, birth control, paid parental leave and protections from pregnancy discrimination. NARAL Pro-Choice Georgia is the state chapter of NARAL Pro-Choice America.

PPSEA educates and lobbies on behalf of women’s health and works to elect candidates who support family planning and the full range of reproductive health care.

The Progressive Change Campaign Committee is a million-member grassroots organization building power at the local, state, and federal levels. We advocate for economic populist priorities like expanding Social Security, debt-free college, Wall Street reform, and Medicare for All.

Progressive Turnout Project is the largest voter contact organization in the country, specifically dedicated to mobilizing the Democratic Party and defending democracy. Our mission: rally Democrats to vote.

Renew US believes: “WE NEED CLIMATE JUSTICE. RACIAL JUSTICE. ECONOMIC JUSTICE. It’s time to build power – locally, at scale, and fast.”

United Campus Workers is building a powerful voice for higher education employees across the South. We are united in a wall-to-wall union: the staff, faculty, graduate and undergraduate workers that make our colleges and universities work.

“Our reproductive freedom is in danger, but we’re electing a new class of prochoice champions to fight for our autonomy to control our own bodies.” #VOTEPROCHOICE

Way to Lead PAC is a hybrid PAC that supports progressive candidates in strategic states across the country, while also supporting other PACs, issue campaigns, and independent expenditures that inspire, persuade and mobilize the multiracial coalition.

State by state and community by community, The Working Families Party is building a political home for all of us who see bigotry, bailouts, and business as usual in our political system and ask, “Is that the best we can do?”

2022 Supporters

Her Term boldly supports Joyce. 
Her Term is a collaboration to elect women. We target winnable seats, recruit women leaders to run for office, and equip their campaigns to win.

Joyce’s campaign was named to the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee’s (DLCC) list of must-watch races for 2022. The DLCC selects critical races with strong candidates from across the country to highlight in an effort to raise awareness and resources for candidates like Joyce.

Elect Black Women identified us as a “race to watch!” “It’s past time we address the violence, trauma, and inequities present in the everyday lives of Americans — in education, housing, funding and policing. We need to work on electing new leaders who understand the systemic roots of these injustices.” Elect Black Women

Members of our Community (2022 Endorsers)

  • Rep Kim Alexander, GA HD66
  • Rep Karen Bennett, GA HD94
  • Rep Carolyn Hugley, GA HD136
  • Rep Dar’shun Kendrick, GA HD93
  • Rep Kim Schofield, GA HD60
  • Sen David Lucas, GA SD26
  • Sen Sheikh Rahman, GA SD5

  • Robert Aaron, Mayor, Dawson
  • Clifton Aldridge Sr, School Board, Schley County
  • Douglas Bell, School Superintendent, Terrell County
  • Kevin Brown, Mayor, Buena Vista
  • Nelson Brown, City Council, Americus
  • Joyce Campbell, City Council, Richland
  • James Earl “Chip” Carter, III, Plains
  • JC Clark Jr, City Council, Richland
  • Melvin Crimes, County Commissioner, Webster County
  • Vincent Cutts, Mayor, Smithville
  • Daryl R. Dowdell I, City Council, Americus
  • Gregory Edwards, District Attorney, Dougherty County
  • Rutledge Forney, MD, Past President of the Medical Association of Georgia
  • Debra Graham, School Board, Marion County
  • Rev Ivey Hines, former City Commissioner, Albany
  • Bobby Jenkins, Mayor, Cuthbert
  • Cynthia Jenkins, School Board, Stewart County
  • Ernest Johnson, County Commissioner, Terrell County
  • Shirley Jones, School Board, Chattahoochee County
  • Kenneth Josey, Mayor, Richland
  • Elizabeth Murray, City Council, Buena Vista
  • Kesha Nelson, School Board, Stewart County
  • Tyrone Nelson, County Commissioner, Stewart County
  • Michael Oxford, School Board, Terrell County
  • Harry Parker, Mayor, Bronwood
  • Kelvin Pless, City Council, Americus
  • Arcola Scott, County Commissioner, Stewart County
  • Nikita Seay, City Council, Lumpkin
  • Nicole Smith, City Council, Americus
  • Shekella Stewart, City Council, Richland
  • Sondra Walker, City Council, Dawson
  • Joe Lee Williams, County Commissioner, Stewart County
  • Joseph B. Williams, County Commissioner, Stewart County
  • Juanita Wilson, City Council, Americus

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