This page includes a variety of publications.  Some authored by the volunteers of DeKalb Citizens Advocacy Council.  Others that have appeared in the press and/or TV news.  Additional independent sources that outline best practices from ethics experts, copies of the original legislation, and much more.  Please browse this page for a wealth of research resources all in one place.

Publications by DeKalb Citizens Advocacy Council

Public Resources

Ethics Education Brochure
Two Page Info
SB7 DCAC Markups
Ethics is the Issue, Not Race
Ethics referendum presentation
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Press Releases and Public Statements

Public Statement - Brookhaven
Open letter to Legislators and Citizens
Press Release - Simple Fix
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Communication Aides 

Conversation Guide
Model Email Template
Neighbor to Neighbor Email
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In The Press

Independent Sources

Don’t just take our word for it: Below we offer additional publications, including a report from the University of North Georgia that reviews DeKalb’s ethical culture.

We also asked DeKalb County resident and internationally renowned ethics expert Dr. Paul Root Wolpe to review the legislation.  His verdict:

“The bottom line is that this bill is clearly meant to weaken and dilute the excellent policy passed in 2015, without any convincing reasons to weaken the bill. DeKalb is slipping back to a former posture that got it in trouble in the first place.”

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