Support Sensible Redistricting

Many concerned parents in many neighborhoods have been working tirelessly to bring common sense and transparency to the FCS redistricting process. Unfortunately it became necessary to seek legal representation in the efforts to have logical and fair zoning. Not only has the BOE and district staff mostly disregarded community input, they have failed to adhere to the openness standards required by Georgia Law.

~Redistricting SHOULD have been done by a 3rd party company to eliminate conflicts of interest, and to assure sufficient processes.
~Proximity, transportation and safety should have been important criteria in the redistricting.
~BOE and staff should have been more transparent in early rounds before arriving at a map they were basically unwilling to change.
~The FCS response to several Open Records Requests, allowed by Georgia law, has exposed an utter lack of regard for operating in a transparent manner in the service of the children and taxpayers of Forsyth County. The attorney general is now investigating.

Many parents already involved have spent their own money (ranging from $100 to $400--each) on required expenses to get us to this point...and COUNTLESS hours. 6 neighborhood HOAs have contributed in order to retain the attorney, but WE WILL NEED MORE money to continue this effort to hold our school officials accountable for any known or potential violations.

So many have expressed interest in donating!!!! People from many neighborhoods, even neighborhoods that are un-impacted!!!
We appreciate this so much, and we're all in this together!
YOU CAN DONATE ANONYMOUSLY IF YOU PREFER (just click box under name)

Any amount is helpful, but please consider the value of your children’s public education and it's stability, and/or that of your home due to its proximity to your current school, and the value of having a transparent BOE and District staff that respects and serves the taxpayers who fund it.
There is no way to know if our 'goal' is enough for the entirety of this effort, so going over the goal would be a good thing (see below**)!

THE FUND IS ADMINISTERED BY A COALITION FROM NEARLY A DOZEN FORSYTH COUNTY NEIGHBORHOODS.

All monies received will be used to pay legal expenses or reimburse volunteers for direct expenses like copies, notary fees, etc. Other than legal Counsel, the parties involved are unpaid volunteers.
**Any money left over will go to the new Denmark High School. It will be an amazing school, and we genuinely want to see it prosper. It's just not the logical school for those SO close to South, just as South is not the logical school for those SO close to Lambert!!!

Thank you!!!
Citizens for Common Sense
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    • $100 
    • 46 mos
  • Srini Jamched 
    • $100 
    • 46 mos
  • The Trinh Family 
    • $150 
    • 46 mos
  • Darrell and Ellen Smart 
    • $100 
    • 46 mos
  • Dawn Hildebrecht 
    • $100 
    • 46 mos
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Organizer

Concerned Residents 
Organizer
Cumming, GA
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