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Now more than ever, we need authentic compassion

Now more than ever, we need authentic compassion

Now more than ever, we need authentic compassion By Katherine Greene“Our human compassion binds us to one another—not in pity or patronizingly, but as human beings who have learnt how to turn our common suffering into hope for the future.” We have a unique opportunity...

Boundaries Define Us

Boundaries Define Us

    Boundaries Define Us    By Joyce Mayberry       “Boundaries define us. They define what is me and what is not me. A boundary shows me where I end and someone else begins, leading me to a sense of ownership. Knowing what I am to own...

Hiring Well, Doing Good is ramping up in Columbus!

Hiring Well, Doing Good is ramping up in Columbus!

We recently received the alarming news that 40% of low-income households across the U.S. reported a job loss in March due to shutdowns from the COVID-19 pandemic. Closer to home here in Georgia, Columbus faces a rising unemployment rate (12.2% as of April) that is...

All Georgians Deserve to Participate in The Economic Recovery

All Georgians Deserve to Participate in The Economic Recovery

All Georgians Deserve to Participate in The Economic Recovery By Buzz Brockway The Coronavirus pandemic has caused massive numbers of people to lose their jobs. Georgia’s official unemployment rate is 9.7%. However, as we reported last week , many others are not...

What’s Georgia’s Real Unemployment Number?

What’s Georgia’s Real Unemployment Number?

What’s Georgia’s Real Unemployment Number? By Erik RandolphDon’t be fooled by Georgia’s unemployment rate. While many are breathing a sigh of relief that barely one in ten Georgian’s are out of work, the reality is much worse. Georgia’s unemployment rate (U-3) dropped...

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Building Resilient Communities so All Children can Thrive

Building Resilient Communities so All Children can Thrive

More now than ever, major corporations are making an impact beyond providing great products and customer service. They are also giving back and creating more opportunities for the communities they serve. Over and above just turning on the lights, Georgia Power is...

Consumer Price Index Increased 7.9% Over the Last 12 Months

Consumer Price Index Increased 7.9% Over the Last 12 Months

The CPI is up 7.9% over the last 12 months, not seasonally adjusted. On March 10th, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that in February the Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 0.8% on a seasonally adjusted basis. The CPI is up 7.9% over the last 12 months, not...

Building Resilient Communities so All Children can Thrive

Education advocate: Rural Georgia families need Promise Scholarships

Rural families in Georgia, like mine, don’t always have access to educational options. Promise Scholarships would fix this inequity. My family moved to Burke County six years ago. My husband and I have two children, both with Individualized Education Plans for special...

Building Resilient Communities so All Children can Thrive

Resilience and Equity | Saporta Report

The challenges of the last two year have impacted all of us. From social injustices to racial inequality and COVID, our communities are suffering. We have also seen great acts of heroism with our front-line workers who have continued to serve our communities. A common...

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Deep Red Valleys Report

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Georgia's Welfare System Reference Guide

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An Alternative To Incarceration

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A High Price To Pay

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Increasing Employment Opportunities For Ex-Offenders

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Prisoner Reentry | The State of Corrections

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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

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

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