Nan Grogan Orrock

Nan has demonstrated her commitment to the values of hard-working families and communities with her votes on thousands of legislative proposals and hundreds of billions of dollars in state budgets during her 31 years of service in the Georgia State Legislature. Nan’s vision is of a Georgia that enhances our lives, energizes our communities, teaches our children, and respects our values.Nan got her start in politics through the Civil Rights Movement. She stepped into the Movement when she stepped into the streets on Aug. 28, 1963 to join the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. She went on to work for SNCC in Atlanta and Mississippi, led a community civil rights project in Virginia’s Black Belt counties, helped launch an alternative newspaper and joined women’s empowerment efforts in Atlanta.