Following in Stacey Abrams’s footsteps, these Spelman College students are rallying young people to vote in Georgia Senate runoffs

Aiyana Edwards, who is in her second year at Spelman, told Business Insider she has been working through RISE, a student advocacy organization, to encourage young people online to make a plan to vote. In the November election, she said she also worked as a poll monitor as part of the Election Protection Coalition.

Edwards said that seeing Abrams’ work meant “seeing a Black woman have the opportunity to create her own organization to increase the participation in Georgia,” which was inspiring.

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