Vibrant communities where everyone can achieve their potential
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.
Add South Carolina and Indiana to the list of states enacting nearly universal educational opportunity
Key states are adopting education legislation while Georgia continues to fall behind and leaves students and parents out of the conversation.
Are Work Requirements Good or Bad?
The discussion around work requirements is important because it challenges us to ask, “What is the purpose of our safety net system?”
Businesses fleeing cities over crime is a warning sign we can’t ignore
Crime is causing businesses to flee communities already experiencing a lack of opportunity. This is having an impact on healthcare, jobs, and social health.
EXPANDING THE CONVERSATION
Opinion: A path that could reduce Atlanta’s juvenile crime
In January, Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens launched the “Year of the Youth” plan to combat juvenile crime rates in the city. The issue is a pressing one. Consider that in 2022, 19 of the 170 homicide victims in Atlanta were children. Deshon DuBose, a 13-year-old, is...
State’s occupational license requirement for lactation consultants violates the state constitution
The Georgia Supreme Court ruled late last week that the state’s occupational license requirement for lactation consultants violates the state constitution. As the Institute for Justice reports, “The licensure law would have required even experienced lactation care...
Facing Difficulties Due to Criminal Background
A bipartisan group of lawmakers made their case for school choice in Georgia, saying parents should have the opportunity to choose better schools for their children. During this year’s session, Georgia lawmakers killed Senate Bill 233, the Georgia Promise Scholarship...
SHAY LEARNED THAT WORK MEANT MORE THAN A JOB FOR HER AND HER SON. THROUGH OUR BETTER WORK PROGRAM, SHAY HAS FOUND MEANINGFUL WORK.