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Fine or food: Fulton County offers unique diversion program to settle citations

By marc | February 21, 2023

ATLANTA – Anyone who gets a letter in the mail from the Fulton County Court explaining that offenders can avoid court by making a community-based donation should not throw that letter away. Believe it…

Three GJP bills filed! Support SB 157, HB 334 & HB 382!

By marc | February 16, 2023

Three Georgia Justice Project’s bills have been filed in the Georgia General Assembly. Read more below for details on bills here.

Atlanta City Council adds formerly incarcerated persons as a protected class

By marc | February 15, 2023

An amendment to the city’s Code of Ordinances was adopted unanimously on Monday. Credit: WXIA Author: Jonathan Raymond (11Alive) Published: 2:49 PM EDT October 19, 2022 Updated: 3:39 PM EDT October 19, 2022…

Georgia’s New Law Offers Early Termination for Felony Probation

By marc | August 9, 2021

The Georgia legislature passed SB 105, which was signed into law on May 3, 2021. SB 105 will help individuals who no longer need to be on felony probation terminate…

CEO Program Aims To Help Formerly Incarcerated To Rebuild Their Lives, Find Permanent Employment

By metroatlantareentry | August 3, 2021

The leader of a venture philanthropy fund that provides funding to startup community-centered nonprofits says Georgia has made great progress –but there needs to be a recommitment to making sure…

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Facts on Reentry and The Reentry Council

By metroatlantareentry | June 12, 2021

Each year, more than 700,000 individuals are released from state and federal prisons.1 At least 95 percent of all inmates in America will ultimately be released and returned to the…