Our Stories


Education Savings Accounts and Learning in the 21st Century

A few weeks ago, Wired magazine editor Joe Pugliese told readers a story that should sound familiar to anyone who followed the careers of computer ico


“Discrimination” or Religious Freedom? Religious Hiring Rights and Government Contracts

Recently, a broad coalition of groups sent a letter to President Obama urging him to require the Attorney General to “review and reconsider” a “


Georgia and the Future of Learning

Perla Macias pulled her son, Albiery, out of their local school in Arizona because he was not getting the attention Perla thought he needed to succeed

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Science and Morality in the Planned Parenthood Scandal

  By now, almost everyone who isn’t a Democratic United States Senator has seen at least one of the five macabre videotapes released by the Center

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Religious Freedom in a New Age

  On July 25th, AJC columnist Jay Bookman dismissed Georgia House Speaker David Ralston’s “Pastor Protection Bill” as an essentially meaningles

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AEI Event: Improving Prisoner Reentry and Reducing Recidivism

Watch a recording of the event here. Georgia Center for Opportunity was privileged to partner with the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) in co-hosti

How You Can Help


Thursday, November 5, 2015

GCO Luncheon in Columbus, GA

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
WC Bradley Co. Museum

Join us for an overview of how the Georgia Center for Opportunity is working to improve access to education, employment, and healthy family formation so that all Georgians have a real chance to prosper.

Click here to RSVP by October 29th

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Increasing Access to Employment: Helping Ex-Offenders Find and Maintain Work

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Craig DeRoche, Executive Director of Justice Fellowship, and Harold Dean Trulear, National Director of Healing Communities Prison Ministry, will be featured in a discussion on the keys to reducing recidivism and insuring returning citizens are prepared to be productive members of society.

Click here to purchase tickets by November 3rd

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Increasing Access to Family Stability

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Brad Wilcox, Senior Fellow at the Institute for Family Studies and Director of the National Marriage Institute at the University of Virginia, will present on his new report on the relationship between the family and the economy, discussing the role marriage and family plays in fostering free enterprise.

Click here to purchase tickets by November 24th


Georgia Center for Opportunity currently has openings for the following positions:

Social Media Intern (click here for more details)