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Reflections of a Newlywed

Reflections of a Newlywed

Reflections of a Newlywed: Lessons Learned From One Year Of Marriage A little more than a year ago you all reached out to my husband, Harold, and me on our exciting new journey as a married couple. We are so grateful for all of the wisdom that you shared with us....

Is it time for voting rights reform for felons?

Is it time for voting rights reform for felons?

Coming off the contentious 2020 election, the issue of voting rights has been in the news lately. That is likely why, this year, there is a renewed push among some lawmakers in the Georgia legislature to reform voting-rights laws for those convicted of a felony. This...

Does the Minimum Wage Hurt or Help the Poor?

Does the Minimum Wage Hurt or Help the Poor?

What economic research really tells us Finally, we have the definitive answer on a longstanding debate on whether empirical studies show that minimum wage laws negatively impact employment.  You may have heard conflicting summaries, perhaps from economists themselves,...

The importance of the African American family in our history

The importance of the African American family in our history

A focus on the contributions of the African American family As we head into February, we at the Georgia Center for Opportunity (GCO) are proud to celebrate Black History Month and the experience of the African American community. In particular, we plan to take this...

New Hope For ALL Georgian Students With Special Needs

New Hope For ALL Georgian Students With Special Needs

New legislation is being introduced that could help expand support for parents of special needs students.  For the past 14 years Georgia's Special Needs Scholarship Program (SB 10) has provided support to parents with special needs. This support allowed parents access...

Managing Stress | HEALTHY @ HOME

Managing Stress | HEALTHY @ HOME

As if the holidays weren't enough, we're now in the midst of another surge in the Coronavirus pandemic. 2020 has been stressful. Join licensed professional counselor, Janae Combs, as she gives us some practical advice and tips for managing stress in a healthy way.To...

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Lawrenceville organization gets money for coronavirus help | AJC

A Gwinnett County resource to help residents struggling through the coronavirus pandemic just got a boost in funding. The Lawrenceville Response Center, which opened last April, this month received more than half a million dollars in additional funding, including...

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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

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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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