May 16, 2017, GJP lead a half-day workshop on employment and criminal records, sponsored by Atlanta CareerRise and Max Academy. Over 80 community stakeholders attended from community based organizations, workforce development agencies and employment contractors. Interest in the many benefits … Continue reading
On February 2, 2017, GJP partnered with 13 co-sponsoring organizations and 275 directly impacted individuals and concerned citizens from all across Georgia to promote criminal justice reform in our state. Attendees learned about current reform efforts, had the opportunity to speak directly to their legislators about these critical issues, and heard from leaders in the reform movement.
JIM CROW AMERICA: RACIAL JUSTICE IN 2017 Explore the residual effect of policies reminiscent of Jim Crow Laws on the criminal justice system and communities of color. Following a welcoming reception, the program features a presentation and interactive roundtable discussion with the … Continue reading
Georgia Justice Project held its 2017 Grass Roots Justice Awards event on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at The Commerce Club in Downtown Atlanta. This year we honored The Coca-Cola Company for its commitment to criminal justice reform, including crafting company policies that … Continue reading
Many thanks to our 2017 Grass Roots Justice Awards Champion level sponsors. Click here for more information about GJP’s 2017 Grass Roots Awards.
On February 2, 2017, Georgia Justice Project came together with thirteen other organizations, directly impacted individuals, and concerned citizens to promote criminal justice reform in our state. We had 275 people participants, representing 44 senate districts and 80 representative districts across Georgia. … Continue reading