Last weekend, GJP hosted our Annual Client Holiday Party! As part of our holistic intervention, GJP is committed to staying connected to our clients, in part through twice-yearly parties we have hosted for over 30 years. Each December, we join our clients for a holiday celebration complete with a holiday meal, crafts and activities, a visit from Santa, and a wrapped gift for each child to take home. GJP also provided gas and grocery gift cards to help our clients … read more GJP’s Annual Client Holiday Party, 2023
At every record restriction summit, we rely on the hard work of many local stakeholders to make sure that we can provide record clearing remedies and second chances to as many Georgians as possible. Today, we want to highlight one of those partnerships from a recent Record Restriction Event in Caroll County – the first of its kind in this community! Thanks to Carroll County’s DA’s Office and Solicitor’s Office committment to pre-screening and exploring every available record-clearing remedy, we … read more Community Partners Spotlight: Carrollton Record Restriction Event
GJP is growing! This year, we are excited to welcome several new staff members who will help GJP expand our capacity to lower the number of Georgians under correctional control and reduce barriers to reentry. Learn more about them and our work below. Alicia Gutierrez, Corporate Programs Manager Work/Education Background I went to Georgia State University where I got my bachelor’s degree in business administration and my master’s degree in public administration and Criminal Justice. I spent the last 4 … read more Welcoming New Staff at GJP!
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!
ATLANTA, August 6th, 2020 – Governor Kemp has signed legislation that will provide a process for rehabilitated Georgians to move beyond their criminal history by restricting and sealing certain conviction records – a process most states call expungement. SB 288 benefits not only the individuals who have demonstrated they are rehabilitated yet continue to face barriers to economic self-sufficiency and stability, but also protects employers from liability and ensures they can hire the candidate most qualified for the job. Due … read more Governor Kemp Signs Bipartisan Second Chance Bill