Park Cannon

Georgia House of Representatives, District 58

Park is one of only three out LGBTQ women serving in the Georgia House of Representatives!

Biography

State Representative Park Cannon serves the citizens of Georgia’s House District 58, which encompasses a diverse cross-section of 20 neighborhoods within intown Atlanta. She was awarded the 2021 Legislator of the Year by the National Black Caucus of State Legislators.

She currently serves as the Secretary to the Georgia House Democratic Caucus, and is assigned to the Ethics, Insurance, Small Business Development, Creative Arts & Entertainment, Human Relations & Aging, and Code Revision committees.

Her legislative efforts focus on reproductive justice issues such as access to quality health care, housing, and education. Rep. Cannon seeks to stop the erosion of affordability for basic needs, which she believes are the foundations of social stability. She also devotes her legislative work to protecting Georgia’s most vulnerable: women and children, the elderly and the LGBTQ+ community.

Rep. Cannon attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Hispanic Linguistics and a Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics, and minored in Women’s and Gender Studies. Her Executive Education was completed at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government on the subject of police accountability and voting rights.

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