Dave’s Killer Bread Foundation hosted its Second Chance Summit on October 31, 2017 at Georgia Pacific. GJP co-sponsored the event with the objective to educate, inspire, and encourage attendees about hiring people with a criminal record. The Second Chance Summit … Continue reading
Registration for the October 20th Criminal Records CLE training is closed. If you have any questions, please contact Molly Scott at molly@GJP.org.
Georgia Justice Project is partnering with the Georgia Prisoner Reentry Initiative to provide presentations to those with a criminal record and service providers in 7 counties across the state. The presentations are free and will focus on understanding criminal records … Continue reading
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