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SB 105 Passed Judicial Committee!

GREAT NEWS!  SB 105, the probation reform bill that GJP drafted, PASSED the Senate Judiciary Committee!    1 in 18 Georgians are under community supervision (probation and parole) compared to 1 in 58 nationally.  The average probation sentence in Georgia is … Continue reading

Probation Reform Bill SB 105 Introduced

ATLANTA, February 9, 2021 – Georgia Justice Project (GJP) is pleased to announce that Senator Brian Strickland (R-McDonough) has introduced legislation that will positively impact thousands of individuals serving a probation sentence in Georgia. Senate Bill 105 (SB 105) provides … Continue reading

GJP’s 2021 Legislative Kickoff Event

On January 6th, GJP hosted its 2021 Legislative Kickoff Event virtually. The event was attended by 114 people; many of whom were from local organizations and community organizers who’ve helped us with our past policy initiatives. GJP staff members were … Continue reading

Our FY2020 Annual Report is Here!

For nearly 35 years, GJP’s work has focused on Georgia’s criminal justice system, with the mission to make our state more just and equitable. This past year, GJP has reached more people than ever before. At this time, more than … Continue reading