Atlanta Gas Light Foundation Donates to Georgia Justice Project to Help Advance Economic, Educational and Housing Opportunities for Rehabilitated Georgians
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The Atlanta Gas Light Foundation has awarded a grant to Georgia Justice Project to help expand its ability to reach the estimated 1.5 million people in Georgia who are now eligible to have their criminal records restricted following Georgia’s “second chance” law (SB 288). Learn more here!

Video: Volunteering With GJP
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Chaplain Gwen Boyd-Willis spent 15 years unable to find employment because of her criminal record. Thanks to Georgia-Pacific attorney & GJP volunteer Michael Davis, Gwen’s record has now been sealed (commonly known as “expungement”), making it possible for her to move on with her life. For this National Celebration of Pro Bono Week, we would like to share Gwen’s story with you as an example of how GJP volunteer attorneys are changing lives through pro bono record restriction services. Watch … read more Video: Volunteering With GJP

The Freedom Expungement Project – GJP & GACDL
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In honor of National Celebration of Pro Bono Week, Georgia Justice Project (GJP) and the Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (GACDL) would like to recognize the efforts of the GACDL members volunteering to help Georgians move past their criminal record through the Freedom Expungement Project. The Project, which launched in July, has mobilized and trained GACDL members to represent Georgians pro bono on criminal records issues, with the goal of breaking down barriers to jobs, housing, and other opportunities … read more The Freedom Expungement Project – GJP & GACDL

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Meet Our Corporate Partners!
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Announcing our Champion, Advocate, and Protector level corporate partners for 2021-2022! The role of corporations in philanthropy has never been more important. While donations are still a key part of supporting the work of Georgia Justice Project, we understand that companies frequently want to engage their employees in volunteerism, support initiatives with direct community impacts and to utilize their influence to move the needle for systemic change. The Justice in Action Corporate Partnership Program engages corporate donors across varying channels … read more Meet Our Corporate Partners!

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Cobb Second Chance Desk – Now Taking Applications!
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If you have a Cobb County charge on your criminal history, GJP & Cobb County’s Second Chance Desk may be able to help you. Click here to learn more and apply.

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