The Georgia STOMP coalition was founded in 2017. If you’d like to join our coalition, please email us at GeorgiaSTOMP@gmail.com.
Georgia Women is a grassroots social welfare organization whose purpose is to raise a common voice about issues important to women and to our country. Through its partnership with Rep. Debbie Buckner, Georgia Women initiated this effort with the introduction of HB731 in the 2018 legislative session.
YWCA of Greater Atlanta, a 501 (c) charitable organization, is a local chapter of the national organization, YWCA USA, and has been a voice for change for women and families in Georgia since its founding at Spelman College in 1902. Our organization’s foundation is built upon a history of mobilizing diverse groups of women leaders to identify community problems, advocate for solutions, and create more equitable communities in Georgia.
We address the needs of women and girls at multiple levels, providing direct services and programs in tandem with public policy analysis. Our services and programs focus on three key areas: Advocacy & Social Justice, Education & Economic Empowerment, and Health & Safety for Women and Girls.
Helping Mamas is the Baby Supply Bank for Georgia. We provide essential items for women and children living in poverty in Georgia. We distribute items through our network of over 100 agencies. Items we collect and distribute range from infant and child basic needs and basic needs for women, including menstrual and other hygiene supplies. Helping Mamas serves over 15,000 people a year.
Our mission is to provide sanitary products to women and girls. We also strive to educate, bring awareness to and end the stigma of menstruation in our society.
PERIOD @ GSU is a new chapter that was chartered on October 1st, 2018. We operate around three pillars; service, policy, and education. Our mission is to celebrate periods and provide products to those in need.
PERIOD @ University of Georgia is part of a nationwide movement to end period poverty and period stigma. As a chapter of the national PERIOD network, we work with local homeless shelters and community centers to provide menstrual products and health education to those in need across Athens-Clarke County. PERIOD @ UGA is committed to eliminating the period taboo and expanding access to menstrual care through education, advocacy, and outreach initiatives on campus and in the community.
The purpose of the League of Women Voters of Macon Bibb is to promote political responsibility through informed and active participation of citizens in government and to act on selected governmental issues.
The mission of Communities in Schools of Savannah is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.
Macon Periods Easier’s mission is to raise awareness of period poverty in Macon-Bibb County and to help provide local students in need and the homeless community with free access to menstrual products.
The Links, Incorporated is an international, not-for-profit organization established in 1946 in Philadelphia, PA on the principles of friendship and service. For over 45 years, the Macon (GA) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated has made a difference in the Macon-Bibb County and Middle Georgia community by implementing programs through the five facets of the organization – Services to Youth, The Arts, National Trends & Services, International Trends & Services and Health & Human Services. The chapter’s 39 members annually contribute over 2,500 documented hours of community service.
GCADV’s mission is to COLLABORATE. ADVOCATE. EDUCATE. EMPOWER.
The Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence envisions a Georgia free of domestic violence. We empower survivors and the programs that serve them, we educate the public, and we advocate for responsive public policy. Our strength is in numbers, as we collaborate throughout Georgia to stop domestic violence.
Community Partnership focuses on improving outcomes for children and families. It is part of the statewide network, Georgia Family Connection, and dedicated to the health and well-being of families and communities. The collaborative analyzes local data specific to Bibb County and convenes community partners to craft local solutions based on local decisions. We are currently working on three strategies to address family self-sufficiency, adolescent health and civic health in the Macon-Bibb community.
Reiny wrote a Petition to Eliminate Sales Tax on Feminine Hygiene Products in Georgia in 2017 and has single-handedly gathered over 900 signees.
Numerous legislators support Georgia STOMP’s initiatives. We are proud to work with them.
We have researchers from across the state of Georgia working with Georgia STOMP to understand menstrual equity and period poverty. They are a critical part of our coalition.