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COULD EDUCATIONAL HOPE COME FOR CHILDREN LIKE MEGAN? 

New legislation is being considered that would expand options for special needs children in Georgia.

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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.

RETURNING TO WORK

COMING OUT OF PRISON, KEVIN SEIZED HIS OPPORTUNITY 

EXPANDING OPPORTUNITY

Benefiting Low-Wage Workers without Minimum Wage Laws

Benefiting Low-Wage Workers without Minimum Wage Laws

Strategies to help everyone If it is a bad idea to raise the minimum wage, or even have a minimum wage law to begin with, where does this leave the low-wage worker? We already examined the empirical evidence showing that minimum wage laws reduce employment among the...

Why the Minimum Wage is Bad News for Small Business

Why the Minimum Wage is Bad News for Small Business

Why that’s bad for everyone else, and how raising costs can have disastrous economic consequences. In a prior blog, I explained how empirical research supports the side of the debate asserting negative consequences due to minimum wage laws. Now we’ll look under the...

Magnifying Positivity

Magnifying Positivity

Maginifying Positivity My husband and I only had her in our care for two-weeks. She is a seven-year-old full of spunk and sass at the same time!  We adore that about her and looked forward to providing some stability and positivity in her life for the time she spent...

HIRING WELL, DOING GOOD

LATESHA JACKSON FOUND A JOB BUT, MORE IMPORTANTLY, RENEWED HOPE FOR HERSELF AND HER CHILDREN

UPCOMING EVENTS

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IN SEARCH OF TRUTH: ONLINE PREMIERE

Streaming On-Demand

The world premiere of the short documentary “In Search of Truth: Georgia’s Criminal Justice Reform.” After the screening of the 10-minute film, there will be a live Q&A discussion with the film’s subjects and content experts.

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. 

THE CHANGING COVID WORKFORCE

COLUMBUS, GA | Business Training Sessions

Join us for discussions that will feature leaders from the Columbus-area sharing expertise on how to adapt to the changing work environment during and after the pandemic.

EVERYDAY RESOURCES

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Healthy @ Home image withe explainer text.
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Deep Red Valleys Report

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Georgia's Welfare System Reference Guide

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An Alternative To Incarceration

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A High Price To Pay

A High Price To Pay

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Increasing Employment Opportunities For Ex-Offenders

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Prisoner Reentry | The State of Corrections

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Prisoner Reentry

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Increasing Access to Quality Healthcare for Low-Income Uninsured Georgians

Increasing Access to Quality Healthcare for Low-Income Uninsured Georgians

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

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

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