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
GJP would love to wish a very happy National Pro Bono week to our many dedicated legal volunteers! We could not reach nearly as many Georgians as we do without your support and hard work. Throughout the week, we will be recognizing recent milestones of our volunteers and the critical programs they support. For our first highlight, we are recognizing the 8-year anniversary of our Criminal Records Clinic and the legal volunteers who make it possible! At GJP, we believe … read more Happy National Pro Bono Week! Celebrating 8 Years of GJP’s Criminal Records Clinic