BRINGING THE DIGNITY OF WORK TO EVERY ABLE AND WILLING INDIVIDUAL
MORE THAN A PAYCHECK
CKS Packaging is a successful business that also supports those in their community. Through worker training programs, they are providing long-term employment in a stable work environment.
President Joe Biden has instructed the federal Department of Labor to work with state labor commissioners to reinstate the work search requirements for unemployment benefits. The Georgia Center for Opportunity's (GCO) take: "Detaching the work-search requirement from...
At 8:30am today, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics released updated unemployment figures for the U.S. Contrary to analysts' expectations, the U.S. unemployment rate increased for the first time since April 2020 to 6.1%. The Georgia Center for Opportunity's...
How guaranteed incomes and anti-poverty measures are actually devaluing those we serve and how we can restore dignity to those in need.
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.
Exploring ways to break the cycle of poverty passed from generation-to-generation.
A review of the welfare cliffs that exist in the southeast of the United States and how legislatures can identify where cliffs exist in their state.
Dr. Lerman’s most recent report, focuses on Georgia’s Youth Apprenticeship program, created in the mid 1990s with fewer than 400 student participants. Today, the program has grown to more than 3,000 students in nearly 350 schools across the state.
Part 1 of 3 in a report on systemic welfare. This report demonstrates how the current system does not meet these assumptions and points to the need for reform.
Part 2 of 3 in a report on systemic welfare. In this report we explore the new system as we imagine it could be, give guiding principles, provide a general framework for how the reformed system can function, and establish preliminary steps needed to implement the vision.
Part 3 of 3 in a report on systemic welfare. In the final report we present a structure Georgia’s governor and executive agencies could adopt to effectively and in relatively short order implement a reformed system.
TRUTH GRAF FOUND HER VOICE AND BECAME A CHAMPION FOR PRISON REFORM
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