Vibrant communities where everyone can achieve their potential

UNDERSTANDING THE JOURNEY TO
SELF-SUFFICIENCY 

Frankie made an unexpected choice when she turned down a $70,000 a-year job opportunity while living in hotel housing.

EMAIL UPDATES

BETTER OPPORTUNITIES

A family sitting on the floor together
A family sitting on the floor together
A family sitting on the floor together

BREAKING DOWN BARRIERS

To ensure that every person no matter their race, past mistakes, or circumstances of their birth has access to a quality education, fulfilling work, and a healthy family life.

BETTER EDUCATION

IN ONE OF THE MOST IMPOVERISHED AREAS IN THE NATION, OPPORTUNITY BEGINS AT SCHOOL

EXPANDING OPPORTUNITY

What freedom and liberty mean through the eyes of the poor

What freedom and liberty mean through the eyes of the poor

We just celebrated Independence Day in the United States., a time to reflect on the blessings of freedom and liberty that we enjoy as citizens of this great nation. It is also time to look through the eyes of our neighbors to ensure they have access to opportunities.

Why one woman turned down a $70K job due to the benefits cliffs

Why one woman turned down a $70K job due to the benefits cliffs

Key Points Frankie made an unexpected choice when she turned down a $70,000 a year job opportunity while living in hotel housing. Oftentimes people on safety net services make rational choices to stay on these services because the system would punish them before they...

May CPI set a new recent record for inflation

May CPI set a new recent record for inflation

Today, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that in May the Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose by 1%, not seasonally adjusted. Year over year, the CPI has gone up 8.6% in the last 12 months. The May CPI exceeded expectations and set a new recent record for inflation.

 BETTER WORK

SHAY LEARNED THAT WORK MEANT MORE THAN A JOB FOR HER AND HER SON.  THROUGH OUR BETTER WORK PROGRAM, SHAY HAS FOUND MEANINGFUL WORK.

UPCOMING EVENTS

MARKETING YOURSELF: GET YOUR DREAM JOB

COLUMBUS, GA | Free Online and In-Person Training

The training includes discovering what employers care about, mastering interviews, showing your strengths, and dressing for success. 

WINNING THE WORKPLACE CHALLENGE

FREE Virtual Classes

Winning the Workplace Challenge provides training on how to deal with home and workplace relationships. Create happier and healthier habits that will strengthen your relationships in the workplace!

ELEVATE WORKSHOPS

PEACHTREE CORNERS, GA | Free Online and In-Person Classes

Join other couples in discovering ways to learn skills and manage stress to ELEVATE your relationship! 

EVERYDAY RESOURCES

Healthy @ Home image withe explainer text.
Healthy @ Home image withe explainer text.
Healthy @ Home image withe explainer text.
Download Fortifying Pathways

Download Fortifying Pathways

Please enter your email to receive the Fortifying Pathways Report from Georgia Center For Opportunity.

Thank you! You should receive an email within 5 minutes (usually less time) with your report!

DownloadGeorgia School Choice Handbook

DownloadGeorgia School Choice Handbook

Please enter your email to receive the Georgia School Choice Handbook from Georgia Center For Opportunity.

Thank you! You should receive an email within 5 minutes (usually less time) with your report!

Deep Red Valleys Report

Deep Red Valleys Report

Please enter your email to receive the Deep Red Valleys Report from Georgia Center For Opportunity.

Thank you! You should receive an email within 5 minutes (usually less time) with your report!

Georgia's Welfare System Reference Guide

Georgia's Welfare System Reference Guide

Please enter your email to receive Georgia's Welfare System Reference Guide from Georgia Center For Opportunity.

Thank you! You should receive an email within 5 minutes (usually less time) with your report!

An Alternative To Incarceration

An Alternative To Incarceration

Please enter your email to receive An Alternative To Incarceration from Georgia Center For Opportunity.

Thank you! You should receive an email within 5 minutes (usually less time) with your report!

A High Price To Pay

A High Price To Pay

Please enter your email to receive A High Price To Pay from Georgia Center For Opportunity.

Thank you! You should receive an email within 5 minutes (usually less time) with your report!

Increasing Employment Opportunities For Ex-Offenders

Increasing Employment Opportunities For Ex-Offenders

Please enter your email to receive Increasing Employment Opportunities For Ex-Offenders from Georgia Center For Opportunity.

Thank you! You should receive an email within 5 minutes (usually less time) with your report!

Prisoner Reentry | The State of Corrections

Prisoner Reentry | The State of Corrections

Please enter your email to receive Prisoner Reentry | The State of Corrections from Georgia Center For Opportunity.

Thank you! You should receive an email within 5 minutes (usually less time) with your report!

Prisoner Reentry

Prisoner Reentry

Please enter your email to receive Prisoner Reentry from Georgia Center For Opportunity.

Thank you! You should receive an email within 5 minutes (usually less time) with your report!

Increasing Access to Quality Healthcare for Low-Income Uninsured Georgians

Increasing Access to Quality Healthcare for Low-Income Uninsured Georgians

Please enter your email to receive Increasing Access to Quality Healhcare for Low-Income Uninsured Georgians from Georgia Center For Opportunity.

Thank you! You should receive an email within 5 minutes (usually less time) with your report!

Disincentives for Work and Marriage in Georgia's Welfare System White Paper

Disincentives for Work and Marriage in Georgia's Welfare System White Paper

Please enter your email to receive Disincentives for Work and Marriage in Georgia's Welfare System White Paper from Georgia Center For Opportunity.

Thank you! You should receive an email within 5 minutes (usually less time) with your report!

Disincentives for Work and Marriage in Georgia's Welfare SystemExecutive Summary

Disincentives for Work and Marriage in Georgia's Welfare SystemExecutive Summary

Please enter your email to receive Disincentives for Work and Marriage in Georgia's Welfare System Executive Summary from Georgia Center For Opportunity.

Thank you! You should receive an email within 5 minutes (usually less time) with your report!

Join Us In Our Work!

By signing up, you help us spread the word about ways to strengthen families, increase educational options for students, and provide meaningful work for the unemployed.

You have Successfully Subscribed!