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Communities that Foster Upward Mobility

Today, poor children in America have a limited shot at moving up the economic ladder into the middle or upper class. A study in 2012 by the Pew Charit

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Religious Freedom Next Year and Beyond

I recently attended a conference that included a number of participants who have thought deeply about religious freedom and have acted effectively in

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C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, and the Great War

The John Jay Institute and Georgia Center for Opportunity co-hosted a lecture held at Whitefield Academy in Mableton, GA, last Thursday titled “

Stacks of Coins

Why Do People Leave Prison with So Much Debt?

This is the second entry in a series of posts highlighting GCO’s report, A High Price to Pay: Recommendations for Minimizing Debt’s Role in Drivin

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From Welfare to Opportunity

Georgia Center for Opportunity’s President Randy Hicks and the Heritage Foundation’s Jennifer Marshall discuss the issues of poverty and f


New Matching Gift Challenge

We’re excited to announce that a few generous donors teamed with our board of directors to create a pool of $80,000 in matching funds. With this in

How You Can Help


Wednesday, April 8, 2015

From Welfare to Opportunity: A Special Luncheon with Jennifer Marshall
Buckhead Club
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Now Until April 2015

Join Us for Education Choice Lobby Days at the Capitol
Monday through Thursday weekly during the 2015 Legislative Session
Georgia State Capitol
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