Read this report from The Heritage Foundation, a conservative research and education institution. There is “growing evidence that a number of collateral consequences may frustrate reintegration into the community and encourage recidivism.” This report calls for legislators to reassess existing collateral … Continue reading
Former GJP clients Ricks, April and Theo shared their personal stories from their experiences with GJP. Listen to their testimonies of second chances and what it means to be a part of Georgia Justice Project’s family.
Through GJP’s work with Governor Nathan Deal and his Council on Criminal Justice Reform, the lifetime ban on food stamps for felony drug convictions was lifted when Governor Deal signed the bill in April. Read the full article here to see … Continue reading
Thank you for supporting Georgia Justice Project’s 2016 Back to School Event! Because of our supporters who provided backpacks, school supplies, cash donations and volunteer support, we were able to provide 300 filled backpacks for our clients’ children, fun … Continue reading
GJP is proud to have worked with Gov. Deal and his Council on Criminal Justice Reform over the last 5 years, helping to reform Georgia’s criminal justice system and to reduce barriers to reentry. This video, “Changing Laws, Changing Lives,” … Continue reading
The Georgia Supportive Housing Association will host its second Reentry Conference on Wednesday, June 15 at the State Bar of Georgia, from 9am – 4pm. The conference will discuss the inaugural year of the Department of Community Supervision, the implementation … Continue reading