Each week during our summer internship program, we ask our students to write a response to a prompt or question that allows them to reflect on their experiences – with clients, the criminal justice system, or the GJP staff.
My internship this summer with Georgia Justice Project was a wonderful experience that shed light on the dire need for criminal justice reforms in America. My day-to-day work included attending court and client meetings, as well as researching and drafting … Continue reading
I heard about the Georgia Justice Project field practicum from my Social Work program at Georgia State University. In a prior class with Dr. Wiley, I was able to interview house representatives (Georgia) policy makers and bill writers working on … Continue reading
At 23 years old, Anna has distinguished herself among her peers. A newbie to the Atlanta area, Anna has already settled in, surrounding herself with people she feels a strong connection with. A native of Madison, Mississippi, Anna has traveled … Continue reading
I used to think that that the racial inequality in the administration of the criminal justice system was rooted in provable differences between urban communities and suburban communities. While I never believed that poor urban minorities committed as much more … Continue reading