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
Group says Georgia lawmakers missed a chance to expand educational opportunities
Georgia lawmakers missed an opportunity to expand educational opportunities for Peach State students when they failed to pass a bill to establish state-funded education savings accounts, a nonprofit said Thursday. The Georgia Center for Opportunity pointed to Indiana...
Utah’s ‘One Door’ Policy Shows the Way Forward on Safety-net Reforms
By Buzz Brockway The April unemployment report shows that job opportunities remain at historic highs across the country. In fact, the report came in better than expected at a 3.4% unemployment rate, exceeding expectations for the resilience and strength of the labor...
Indiana and South Carolina join a growing list of states expanding educational opportunity in 2023
“We’re seeing an increasing tide of states choosing to give all students access to the best education for their unique needs. It’s a shame that Georgia didn’t join that list this year,”
SHAY LEARNED THAT WORK MEANT MORE THAN A JOB FOR HER AND HER SON. THROUGH OUR BETTER WORK PROGRAM, SHAY HAS FOUND MEANINGFUL WORK.
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