SCHOOL CHOICE IN GEORGIA
Lawmakers in Georgia are considering a program that will give all parents the financial resources they need to pick the very best learning environment for their children.
WHO WE ARE
Georgia Center for Opportunity is independent and non-partisan. We are dedicated to increasing opportunities for a quality education, fulfilling work, and a healthy family life for all Georgians.
“I think GCO is most effective at identifying barriers to opportunity and developing both public policy and community-based solutions to those barriers.”
“The Smart Steps class was the beginning of our journey and exposure to helping families and couples.”
Healthy Families Initiative participant and mentor
“GCO’s research on Parental Accountability Courts made the case for their effectiveness and helped pave the way for their growth in the state.”
Henry County Superior Court Judge
“It’s an honor and a privilege to be working with a group of people who all share a passion and a vision for improving conditions for those in need.”
Executive Vice President & General Counsel, GCO
Georgia Center for Opportunity announced as finalist for Atlas Network’s prestigious Templeton Freedom Award
Amid growing acknowledgment for efforts to reduce prison recidivism rates in Georgia, the Georgia Center for Opportunity (GCO) has been named as a finalist for the highly competitive Atlas Network Templeton Freedom Award. The honor recognizes GCO for recent efforts to...read more
In the coming decades, could so-called “middle skills” jobs be a key factor in reversing the contemporary epidemic of non-working males in the U.S.? There is reason to hope the answer is a resounding yes. A phenomenon thoroughly documented by the American Enterprise...read more
Being a dad is one of the greatest challenges in life, but it often gets overlooked. Though the everyday joys of being a father are overshadowed in pop culture by fast-paced news and Hollywood gossip, that doesn't mean celebrity dads aren't talking about how their...read more
Join us at our next Coffee, Compassion, and Community Pastors Breakfast on Thursday, October 12 to find out the answers we received to those questions and more.
You will also get the chance to fellowship with other Pastors in the Norcross and Peachtree Corners communities. We would love to hear your heart about marriages and families in your congregation and what type of family strengthening activities that are happening at your church.
Healthy Families Initiative Classes
We launched the Healthy Families Initiative (HFI) in our own backyard of Peachtree Corners and Norcross – one of the most economically and racially diverse areas of the state. This community-based program focuses on finding ways to encourage healthy family relationships, strong marriages and stable families.
Register today from our selection HFI Classes that are designed to help you build a stronger family, both today and for the future.
Twogether Forever: You and I
Life is hectic, messy and there never seems to be enough time in the day to accomplish everything. But, just as important as checking off items on your to-do list, is spending time with your spouse.
That’s right, just the two of you, no kids, no interruptions, and no television!
On Saturday, Nov. 4th, Healthy Families Initiative is hosting Twogether Forever: You and I, and we’d like you to attend.