2018 Fellowship Sponsor Announcement Georgia Justice Project (www.gjp.org) seeks applications from third-year law students or recent law school graduates for sponsorship of a Skadden, Equal Justice Works, or other public-interest fellowship set to begin in the fall of 2018. Organization: … 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
GJP’s Executive Director, Douglas Ammar, was interviewed about “Ban the Box” for this article in the Equal Times. “Lawyer-author Michelle Alexander and others have made progress in recent years in raising awareness about such issues, says Doug Ammar, executive … 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.
Fulton County held their second Record Restriction Summit on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at Ebenezer Baptist Church. GJP staff assisted in the organization and facilitation of the event, including a Q & A session lead by our Executive Director, Doug … Continue reading
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