My name is Royce Carter Mann and I am running to be your next Seat 7 At-Large member on the Board of Education so that we can:
- Prioritize early education and literacy
- End the existing racial and economic segregation within APS
- Ensure curriculum is culturally relevant and prepares students for college and career
- Combat the school-to-prison pipeline through restorative justice and mental health support
- Increase student, teacher, and community engagement
Vote for Royce Mann on November 2nd, 2021
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Royce Mann is honored to be endorsed by:
Rep. Park Cannon
Member of the Georgia House of Representatives & Co-Chair of The Peoples’ Uprising
Rep. El-Mahdi Holly
Member of the Georgia House of Representatives & Former Educator
Rep. Dr. Jasmine Clark
Member of the Georgia House of Representatives & Professor at Emory University
Rep. David Dreyer
Member of the Georgia House of Representatives & Local Attorney
Councilman Antonio Brown
Member of the Atlanta City Council
Commissioner Ted Terry
Dekalb County Commissioner and former Mayor of Clarkston
Vice-Chair of the Dekalb County Board of Education
Dr. Tarece Johnson
Community advocate & Gwinnett County Board of Education Member
Attorney Gerald Griggs
Civil rights attorney, community advocate, & Co-Founder of the Georgia Alliance for Social Justice
Author, community advocate, & 2020 nominee for Georgia Public Service Commission
Dr. Zackory Kirk
Community advocate & former Director of Curriculum and Instruction for APS
Former National PTA President & 2018 Democratic Nominee for Georgia State Superintendent
Former Candidate for Dekalb County Commission
Former President of Young Democrats of Georgia
Former Chair of Atlanta Public Schools Advisory Council
As a student at Henry Grady High School, Royce Mann urged the Atlanta Board of Education to change the school’s name, arguing that, while the famous 19th-century orator and journalist promoted Atlanta and the new South, Henry Grady also espoused white supremacist...
An Emory freshman is making a run at Atlanta's school board, saying he's uniquely positioned to be an advocate for students. Royce Mann, 19, only just last year graduated from Grady High in the Atlanta Public Schools system last year. He told 11Alive that he will...
Royce Mann, a candidate for Atlanta Public School Board Seat 7 at-large, released a new campaign video today in which he promises to build a table with room for all Atlantans.
Almost a year after his graduation, Royce Mann, Class of 2020, is running to become the At-Large Seat 7 Representative on the Atlanta school board. At 19 years old, Mann would be the youngest person on the board if he wins the Nov. 2 election. Mann, a freshman at...
Community Activist and Viral Poet Royce Carter Mann Launches Campaign to be Youngest Member on Atlanta Board of Education
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE This morning, community activist and recent Atlanta Public Schools graduate Royce Carter Mann officially announced his campaign for Seat 7 At-Large on the Atlanta Board of Education. Mann is the first candidate to join the race for the seat...