Helen Butler is the executive director for the Georgia Coalition for the People's Agenda, an advocacy organization founded by the late Dr. Joseph E. Lowery. She grew the membership to more than 60 local organizations and promoted collaboration and campaign organizing. In keeping with the People’s Agenda's commitment to social justice issues, she formed strategic alliances to improve the quality of life for communities of color.
Dr. Butler serves as the Convener of the Black Women’s Roundtable of Georgia, an affiliate of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation to promote health and wellness, economic security, education, and global empowerment for Black women. She serves on the Morgan County Board of Elections and the U. S. Commission on Civil Rights as a member of the Georgia Advisory Committee. She serves on the City of Atlanta’s 2020 Complete Count Committee and the State Civic Engagement Table’s Complete Count Committee.