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Allies and supporters are an integral part of The Collective’s organizational structure as a whole. Those individuals and organizations that identify themselves as our allies and our supporters recognize that peers are a valuable and vital asset to changing legislative mental health policy in Georgia and that the peer voice of lived experience is essential to the legislative process and must be heard by lawmakers.

Voting is reserved for those who self-identify as peers living with mental health concerns. Though allies and supporters cannot vote, their participation and feedback is valued, respected, and will be considered by peer members before voting occurs.

Please direct any questions to Melissa Kazakides, Advocacy Engagement Coordinator for the Georgia Peer Policy Collective by email: 

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