The Georgia Budget and Policy Institute recently sent a letter to Georgia’s U.S. representatives and senators to urge them to support the provisions that are already included in the American Families Plan and American Jobs Plan as well as a
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Dear Superintendent Woods: The undersigned civil rights and education advocacy organizations in Georgia write to provide public input for the Georgia Department of Education’s (GaDOE) use of funds provided through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARP). This joint
GBPI has worked with the Atlanta Community Food Bank on critical issues like a state earned-income tax credit and P-EBT. These comments were written by Megan Middleton, Director of Government Affairs for the Atlanta Community Food Bank. About Atlanta Community Food
Dear Governor Kemp, The proposed budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 includes $1.2 billion in continued cuts from FY 2020 state spending to programs and services across Georgia. At a time when millions of families are experiencing greater
The Georgia Budget and Policy Institute’s goal is to shine a light on people-first policies that help all Georgians share in the state’s prosperity. These are the policy priorities GBPI will track during 2021. Many are part of our People-Powered Prosperity campaign.
Each year the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute hosts an annual policy conference to inform policy discussions during the state’s legislative session. For the first time in GBPI history this annual policy conference was both free and virtual. We achieved
The Kendeda Fund has supported GBPI since 2016, when the foundation launched its Atlanta portfolio. At that time, the Fund’s vision was bold and simple: ensure equitable access to high-quality education and economic opportunity for historically marginalized populations and communities