“The big winner was the Georgia Justice Project,” said Lesley Grady, senior vice president of the Community Foundation who helped coordinate the College. GJP received $102,500 — $100,000 from the group and $2,500 from one of the participants. GJP, which has … 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