Candidate for District 10 Commissioner
Knowa Johnson is running for Athens-Clarke County commission for district 10 in 2020.
Fighting Discrimination — Johnson has been an advocate against discrimination, starting with downtown bars, but has also spoken out in favor of more comprehensive civil rights legislation.
Support for the Arts — On his website, Johnson says, “Expanding our music and artistic culture can only be a benefit to Athens-Clarke. It will help drive economic growth for our entire community.”
Participatory Government— Johnson wants to encourage involvement in local government, particularly among underrepresented groups.
Johnson was a founding member of the Athens-Anti Discrimination Movement and the MLK Day Parade.