Jesse for Athens

Endorsements

Organizations

Athens for Everyone

“Jesse’s platform and public statements have been thoughtful and passionate at the same time, prioritizing racial and economic justice for all of Athens while recognizing the needs of District 6, such as improving EMS response times and public transportation to the edges of the county.”

Athens for Everyone endorses Jesse Houle

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United Campus Workers of Georgia

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Athens Politics Nerd

“As a candidate, Houle is fiercely inspirational. As a commissioner, they’d be one as passionately dedicated to justice as Athens is likely to see.”

Individuals

Mariah Parker endorses Jesse Houle

Mariah Parker, ACC Commissioner

“Jesse’s years of thoughtful, impassioned organizing experience and unshakeable commitment to racial and economic justice have made them a critical ally during my time on the commission, and it will be my highest honor to have them serve alongside me as commissioner for District 6.”

Tim Denson

Tim Denson, ACC Commissioner

“Jesse Houle is running for the people, those of all backgrounds and circumstances. I’ve known and worked with Jesse for well over a decade, and Jesse has always been willing to take the bold stances necessary to make a more equitable and just world. If elected, Jesse Houle will help make an Athens that works for everyone.”

John Q Williams endorses Jesse Houle

John Q Williams, candidate for Sheriff

“The first thing that struck me about Jesse Houle is their undying passion for helping all people. In every decision, they carefully consider which option would best improve the mental, physical, socioeconomic, and spiritual wellbeing of the residents of Clarke County. We need more people in our government who are forward-thinking and proactive about addressing the problems of the future, not just the problems of today. That is why I wholeheartedly endorse Jesse Houle for Clarke County Commission District 6.”

Andrew FergusonAndrew Ferguson, candidate for US Congress

“Jesse Houle has worked passionately for over a decade to build an Athens that works for everyone.  Whether it be through local organizations or campaigns, Jesse’s shown time and again an unwavering commitment to fighting for those here in Athens who are working the hardest and sacrificing the most. A skilled leader, organizer, and bridge-builder, Jesse will unite the people of District 6 so they can work as one to bring living wage jobs, fare free transit, and affordable housing to the people and areas that need it the most.

It is because of this deep dedication to community service, and a shared vision of inclusion and agency, that I am proud to endorse Jesse Houle for District 6 Commissioner.”

Councilman khalid, South Fulton

“Jesse embodies everything our movement is about — working class people making policies that improve the lives of working class people. Like me, they understand we can’t have a political Revolution without political education. We need them and the generation of activists they’re bringing with them in elected office now more than ever.”