Vibrant communities where everyone can achieve their potential

EDUCATION

We work to ensure that every child has access to quality education.

FAMILY

Our work strengthens families and creates thriving communities.

WORK

Bringing the dignity of work to all people.

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BETTER OPPORTUNITIES

Family laughing together
Kids in school smiling at the camera
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Worker shaking hands

BREAKING DOWN BARRIERS

To ensure that every person no matter their race, past mistakes, or circumstances of their birth has access to a quality education, fulfilling work, and a healthy family life.

EXPANDING OPPORTUNITY

EXPANDING THE CONVERSATION

Unraveling the Damage Done by Our Welfare System

Unraveling the Damage Done by Our Welfare System

Education, employment, and family formation are “the building blocks for a flourishing life,” says the leader of the Georgia Center for Opportunity.  But, unfortunately, America’s welfare system includes penalties for both work and family formation, Randy Hicks says. ...

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signs ‘Promise Scholarships’ Bill

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signs ‘Promise Scholarships’ Bill

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed a measure to allow families to spend taxpayer money on private school tuition, which school choice proponents lauded, though critics worry it will cut resources from strapped school systems.   Senate Bill 233, the “Georgia Promise...

 BETTER WORK

SHAY LEARNED THAT WORK MEANT MORE THAN A JOB FOR HER AND HER SON.  THROUGH OUR BETTER WORK PROGRAM, SHAY HAS FOUND MEANINGFUL WORK.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Mentoring Circle

Mentoring Circle

This is an opportunity to meet each month as a group in a safe and fun environment with candidates. Our goal during these meetings will be to get to know one another and support each other while we work on topics that support professional development.

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Download Fortifying Pathways

Download Fortifying Pathways

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DownloadGeorgia School Choice Handbook

DownloadGeorgia School Choice Handbook

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Deep Red Valleys Report

Deep Red Valleys Report

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Georgia's Welfare System Reference Guide

Georgia's Welfare System Reference Guide

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An Alternative To Incarceration

An Alternative To Incarceration

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A High Price To Pay

A High Price To Pay

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Increasing Employment Opportunities For Ex-Offenders

Increasing Employment Opportunities For Ex-Offenders

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Prisoner Reentry | The State of Corrections

Prisoner Reentry | The State of Corrections

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Prisoner Reentry

Prisoner Reentry

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Increasing Access to Quality Healthcare for Low-Income Uninsured Georgians

Increasing Access to Quality Healthcare for Low-Income Uninsured Georgians

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Disincentives for Work and Marriage in Georgia's Welfare System White Paper

Disincentives for Work and Marriage in Georgia's Welfare System White Paper

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Disincentives for Work and Marriage in Georgia's Welfare SystemExecutive Summary

Disincentives for Work and Marriage in Georgia's Welfare SystemExecutive Summary

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