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Changing Perspective Toward Family | HEALTHY @ HOME

Changing Perspective Toward Family | HEALTHY @ HOME

Michael Kirkland of Family Ministries joins the HFI team to discuss how to overcome stress and turn toward your family. While you may feel the need to get away, Michael shares ways that you can change your mindset and make the most of this moment.

Georgia is reopening | VIDEO

Georgia is reopening | VIDEO

This week the Governor of Georgia announced that he would be rolling back some of the restrictions on businesses. While the "reopening" has drawn a lot of criticism, VP of Policy, Buzz Brockway discusses the details that many may have overlooked. Watch Buzz's weekly...

Fully Reopening Georgia’s Economy Safely

Fully Reopening Georgia’s Economy Safely

PRESS RELEASE Today, the Georgia Center for Opportunity (GCO) released the following recommendations for governments and schools to adopt to safely return to normal during the COVID-19 crisis. These recommendations come on the heels of President Trump’s...

Cultivating a healthy message at home | HEALTHY @ HOME

Cultivating a healthy message at home | HEALTHY @ HOME

We need distribute healthy messages in our home not only to our spouse, but to our children, pets, friends, etc. Here are some techniques you can begin using today and continue throughout a lifetime in order to help keep a healthy home and family.3 times a day Give...

VIDEO: Shelter-In-Place Is Extended But There Is Good News

VIDEO: Shelter-In-Place Is Extended But There Is Good News

We learned this week that Gov. Kemp was extending the shelter-in-place mandate for all Georgians and that the election was being postponed. Buzz shares all of the changes happening in the state, as well as some good news. Watch Buzz's weekly update:

Working from Home: 101

Working from Home: 101

Our nation and the world have been thrust into a new lifestyle by the Coronavirus pandemic. Unlike many, my daily routine under the “shelter-in-place” order hasn’t changed much, since I’ve split my 16 year career working in fast-paced offices and more recently, from a...

Coronavirus And Its Teachable Moments

Coronavirus And Its Teachable Moments

This too shall pass. At times, it may not feel like it, but the fact is that these are moments in time. We are a resilient people. We are going to get through this—and we actually are getting through this. When chaos happens we learn things about ourselves. Sometimes...

What Does The 2020 Stimulus Package Mean? | VIDEO

What Does The 2020 Stimulus Package Mean? | VIDEO

What's in the coronavirus stimulus bill and what does it mean for Georgia families and small businesses? GCO's Vice President of Public Policy, Buzz Brockway, went live on Facebook to answer that question and talk about what is next. 

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Why should you care about the ex-offender in your community?

Local coalition works to reduce recidivism rates and replace stigmas with compassion When it comes to tackling deep-rooted social issues, no single organization can do it alone. The Greater Gwinnett Reentry Alliance (GGRA) is a coalition of service providers in...

Joyce Mayberry Leads In New Role As Vice President of Family Formation

Joyce Mayberry will be moving into a new role as the Vice President of Family Formation. In this position, Joyce will continue to develop new ways to strengthen families in the communities we serve through our many partners. This move in position reinforces three...

Poll: Half of Georgians don’t want budget cuts

Most Georgians don't want to see state budget cuts, according to a poll released Thursday, but critics say the language used in the survey was overly suggestive. The survey conducted by the left-leaning Georgia Budget & Policy Institute found that about half of...

Georgia recoups about as much money in food stamp fraud as it spends

Georgia officials spend about as much investigating claims of food stamp fraud as they recoup for the state.   In the 2019 fiscal year, Georgia investigators spent more than $7.2 million to look into claims of fraud. Investigators found that $8.4 million in food...

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An Alternative To Incarceration

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Increasing Employment Opportunities For Ex-Offenders

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Prisoner Reentry | The State of Corrections

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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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