Last month, Georgia Justice Project (GJP) was excited to announce the launch of Restorative Justice Georgia (RJG) – the first restorative justice program in the state to utilize innovative and rehabilitative processes to address harms caused by felony offenses. As a part of the organization’s core mission, Georgia Justice Project demonstrates a better way to address criminal legal issues and serve justice-involved Georgians. GJP is launching Restorative Justice Georgia as another innovative and bipartisan approach to addressing complex problems within … read more Congratulations to RJG’s First Round of Volunteer Facilitators!
Last week, GJP had a wonderful visit with our partners at Indeed, who share our commitment to fair chance hiring through their Essentials to Work initiatives. GJP was invited to speak to over 100 national and international Indeed Vice Presidents about issues in Georgia’s criminal justice system, and GJP’s mission to lower the number of Georgians under correctional control and reduce barriers to reentry. A former GJP client, Gwen Boyd-Willis, shared her experience living with a record, and trying to … read more Thank you, Indeed!
Thank you all so much for joining GJP as we celebrated National Pro Bono week last week. We love showing appreciation to our fabulous volunteers, as well as members of our staff who make our volunteer legal programs possible. Thank you all again! To wrap up National Pro Bono Week, we wanted to share some of the highlights from GJP’s celebrations, including: The eighth anniversary of our Criminal Records Clinic At GJP, we believe that a criminal record should not … read more Highlights From National Pro Bono Week
Intake for GJP’s Criminal Records Program will be closed and will not accept any new applications from November 1, 2022 through January 1, 2023. We will resume accepting new applications and responding to all new inquiries for criminal records assistance once we reopen intake in January. If you received an application before November 1st, but returned your completed application during our closure period, please note that we will not process your application until our intake reopens on Monday, January 2, … read more Announcement: Criminal Record Intake Will Close November 1, 2022 – January 1, 2023