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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

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Debt as a Barrier to Reentry: Jonathan O’Neill’s Story

Jonathan O’Neill, a humble and soft-spoken man, is 46 years old and the father of fourteen children. He has been incarcerated since 2012 and current

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Capitol Update – April 1, 2015

We are happy to provide you with this update on some of the bills that GCO is following this session. Should you have any questions or comments, pleas

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Religious Liberty and “Big Business”

This past week, Indiana enacted a religious freedom law much like the one that remains under consideration here in Georgia. Despite Governor Mike Penc

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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