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GJP Welcomes Two New Staff Members

Georgia Justice Project (GJP) is excited to welcome two new staff members, Ann Colloton and Zandria Redding. Zandria Redding Zandria Redding joins GJP as the Reentry Employment Specialist, connecting formerly justice-involved individuals with employment opportunities. Zandria’s work will focus on … Continue reading

GJP & Criminal Records

When it comes to record restriction, Georgia is behind. Criminal records create lifetime barriers under Georgia’s narrow expungement law. Unlike most other states, almost all convictions in Georgia stay on your record for life. Only certain misdemeanors an individual was … Continue reading

CLE Launches Metro Reentry Facility Pro Bono Clinic

On March 11, GJP hosted the “Coming Home: Removing Legal Barriers for Returning Citizens” CLE at the Georgia State Bar in collaboration with the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia (USAO-NDA), Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP, Alston & Bird LLP, and King … Continue reading

Justice Day 2019!

On February 26th, 2019, Georgia Justice Project convened with 37 organizations across Atlanta to advocate for criminal justice reform at our annual Justice Day at the Capitol. This was our largest Justice Day event to-date, with over 500 directly-affected individuals, community leaders, … Continue reading