Deborah Poole, Senior Attorney for Georgia Justice Project, nationally recognized innovative non-profit that provides legal representation coupled with comprehensive social services to ensure justice for poor individuals criminally accused in Atlanta, Georgia. Deborah received the 2007 R. E. Thomas Civil Rights Award, at the Atlanta Bar Association headquarters in February, 2008.
The Georgia Justice Project was selected as the 2007 recipient of the Carl V. Patton President’s Award for Community Service and Social Action for best community partner. GJP receives this award because of the partnership it has forged with the internship programs of the Georgia State’s Law School, Department of Criminal Justice, School of Social Work and relationship with the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies. Click here to read more
Georgia Justice Project is pleased to announce that our Executive Director, Doug Ammar, is the 2006 recipient of the Evelyn G. Ullman Innovative Leadership Award. This award is presented annually by the Georgia Center for Nonprofits to individuals who exemplify “outstanding leadership in addressing a community issue.” Click here to read more.
The Georgia Justice Project is honored to be selected as an Honoree by the Annie E. Casey Foundation in its 2006 Families Count: The National Honors Program. GJP is one of three organizations in the country to receive the Award this year.
The Gate City Bar Association presented GJP with the R.E. Thomas Civil Rights Award at the Black History Month Program on Feb. 22nd, 2011. Other recipients of the night were Martin L Ellin who received the R. Pruden Herndon Service Award, Jeffrey E. Tompkins who received the A.T. Walden Outstanding Lawyer Award, and Marian Cover Dockery who received the Presidential Award.
The 2010 Grass Roots Justice Awards event, benefiting Georgia Justice Project, was held on October 12th at Greystone Hall, Piedmont Park. Over 200 guests enjoyed cocktails, conversation, dinner and an unlikely mix of honorees at this beautiful new event space overlooking the pool and Lake Clara Meer.