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WINNING THE WORKPLACE CHALLENGE

FREE Virtual Classes

Winning the Workplace Challenge provides training on how to deal with home and workplace relationships. Create happier and healthier habits that will strengthen your relationships in the workplace!

ELEVATE WORKSHOPS

PEACHTREE CORNERS, GA | Free Online and In-Person Classes

Join other couples in discovering ways to learn skills and manage stress to ELEVATE your relationship! 

We Are Bringing Raising Highly Capable Kids To Your Community!

The Raising Highly Capable Kids model is built on an evidence-based program that teaches 40 developmental assets that reduce risky behavior in kids and teens. We are looking for partners to help bring this to our community.

INTERESTED IN HOSTING A WORKSHOP?

 

The Georgia Center for Opportunity offers free relationship workshops to partner organizations. If you are interested in partnering with us and hosting a workshop, let us know and we will set up a meeting.

Workshops

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An epidemic of teen depression (and what to do about it)

In the last 10 years, the number of teens identifying as having “experienced persistent feelings of sadness and hopelessness” doubled. The lack of connection must be addressed, and it is.

A Georgia Center for Opportunity agenda for 2023

A Georgia Center for Opportunity agenda for 2023

We’re excited about everything we were able to accomplish with your support in 2022. But our focus is also forward, and our team is excited to expand our growth and reach into Georgia communities and beyond in 2023.

A look back at everything we accomplished together in 2022

A look back at everything we accomplished together in 2022

As 2022 comes to a close, let’s take a moment to share some of the many accomplishments the Georgia Center for Opportunity achieved with your help this year. Each of these wins contributes to our enduring legacy of helping fellow Georgians live a better life through the power of work, education, and family.

Q&A with North Georgia Works

Q&A with North Georgia Works

In this interview, we sat down with Michael Giddens, executive director of North Georgia Works, to hear more about his organization, the good work being done in the community, and how GCO is helping to advance their mission.

BETTER FAMILY

CHERYL FOUND THE STRENGTH AND SKILLS TO SET BOUNDARIES IN HER RELATIONSHIPS AT CLASSES PROVIDED TO EVERY WOMAN WORKS.

PROGRAMS & RESOURCES

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HEALTHY @ HOME

Videos and expert advice on identifying and building mental wellness.

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HEALTHY @ WORK

Resources for employees and employers to provide a stable relationship foundation.

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FAMILY & PARENTING WEBINARS

Videos and resources to help you strengthen your family and parenting skills.

POLICY

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INTERGENERATIONAL POVERTY

Exploring ways to break the cycle of poverty passed from generation-to-generation

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PAID FAMILY LEAVE

How businesses can support and foster strong families through workplace initiatives.

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FOSTER CARE REFORM

We must create a system that builds stable environment for those in the foster care system.

ADDITIONAL POLICY 

HEALTHCARE ACCESS

Accessing quality healthcare not only impacts the personal health but also the health of the family.

DEEP RED VALLEYS

Discover how policy, meant for good, can discourage the formation of families in our communities.

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OUR FAMILY STAFF

Joyce Mayberry

Joyce Mayberry

VP of Family

Katherine Greene

Katherine Greene

Program Manager

Katelyn Stewart

Katelyn Stewart

Family Life Program Facilitator

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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