Speaker Profile

Briana Bivens

Member Coordinator
Athens for Everyone

Briana is currently Member Coordinator with Athens for Everyone and also Vice Chair for Membership & Affirmative Action with the Athens-Clarke County Democratic Committee. She was a Regional Field Coordinator on the successful campaign to defeat Amendment 1, a proposed state takeover of underserved schools in Georgia, in 2016. She is also deeply involved in the push for an Athens Civil Rights Committee in response to continued discrimination at places of business and elsewhere throughout Athens, GA. She is constantly critical of existing power structures and wants to see a world where oppressive hierarchies like capitalism and nationalism are dismantled.