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
Complete the form below to purchase a recording of GJP’s Criminal Records CLE, recorded on September 30, 2020. Upon purchase, you will receive an e-mail from Molly@GJP.org with a link to view the recording and instructions on submitting you CLE credit. Reduced price of $40 if you sign up to volunteer with our Criminal Records Clinic!
Have you or someone you know been incarcerated for failure to pay child support? Has mounting debt caused you to lose your job and ability to care for yourself and your kids? We want to hear from you! Georgia Justice Project is working to end this practice of debt-based imprisonment. In Georgia, unpayable child support debt deepens and solidifies cycles of poverty and incarceration, barring people from employment and leaving children abandoned. GJP wants to hear directly from people and … read more Incarceration and Child Support Debt – We Want to Hear From You!
GJP was featured on WABE’s Closer Look with Rose Scott this week during a 2-part series in which conversations were held with various organizations regarding eviction and the affordable housing crisis in Georgia. GJP attorney Natasha Alladina was interviewed during the second part of the series, where she spoke about the barriers to accessing stable, affordable housing for people with a criminal record – even when an arrest has not resulted in a conviction. Ms. Alladina discussed the enormous amount … read more GJP Featured on WABE’s Closer Look with Rose Scott