Vibrant communities where everyONE can achieve their potential

“I never wanted to be on housing assistance.”

Trapped in a system she never wanted to be a part of, Joyelle faced adversity from the system built to help.

 

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 WORK

COMING OUT OF PRISON, KEVIN SEIZED HIS OPPORTUNITY 

EXPANDING OPPORTUNITY

Why Recidivism Rates are Dropping

Why Recidivism Rates are Dropping

In Georgia there has been a reduction in the rate of ex-offenders returning to prison. In the most recent report from the Georgia Department of Corrections, 25.3 percent of those released from all facilities (private, state, inmate boot camps, county, transition...

Breakthrough Event: From Prison To Opportunity

Breakthrough Event: From Prison To Opportunity

Our first Breakthrough event was a huge success as we gathered to discuss the impact reentry and second chances programs had on our communities. Check out all of the latest video and presentations from the event.

BETTER COMMUNITY

IN LIGHT OF THE PANDEMIC, ONE COMMUNITY CAME TOGETHER TO SERVE EACH OTHER. IN TURN, THEY SHOWED WHAT CAN HAPPEN WHEN CIVIL SOCIETY STEPS UP

UPCOMING EVENTS

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!

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. 

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! 

THE CHANGING COVID WORKFORCE

COLUMBUS, GA | Business Training Sessions

Columbus-area business and non-profit leaders share their expertise on how to adapt to the changing work environment during and after the pandemic.

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!