Community Impact

Overview

Check out the posts below to learn how GBPI is working with partners and Georgia communities.
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2021 Policy Priorities

The Georgia Budget and Policy Institute’s goal is to shine a light on people-first policies that help all …

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Funder Spotlight: The Kendeda Fund

The Kendeda Fund has supported GBPI since 2016, when the foundation launched its Atlanta portfolio. At that time, …

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Raise Revenue to Protect Georgia Families

Dear Governor Kemp and Members of the Georgia General Assembly, Thank you for your work in service of …

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GBPI Budget Town Hall

COVID-19 created an economic crisis that led Georgia lawmakers to call for deep budget cuts to every state …

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Unlock TANF Reserves to Serve Families in Need

Dear Governor Kemp and Director Rawlings, Thank you for your service and dedication to our state during this …

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Athens Listening Session: Students, Caregivers and Community Leaders Look to Create New Opportunities

Last month, GBPI staff continued our series of listening sessions around the state by spending two days in …

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Savannah Listening Sessions Highlight Needs for Better Wages, Child Care Access

Last week, staff from the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute traveled to one of their favorite Georgia spots: …

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GBPI’s 2017-2018 Milestones and Highlights

During Georgia’s 2017-2018 legislative cycle and throughout the months between those two sessions, the growing GBPI team improved …

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Rome Listening Tour Provides Earful on Community Mental Health Problems

Talk to people around Rome, Ga. for a while and the conversation often shifts to the lingering stresses …

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Rome Stop on GBPI Listening Tour Highlights Need for Workforce Training, Health Care Access

On a beautiful spring morning in the northwest foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, a group of community leaders …

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Albany, Georgia: Good people, great community, tremendous needs

Ursula looked me in my eyes and said “When you go back to Atlanta, the first thing that …

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GBPI Research Opens New Dimensions for Latin American Association

GBPI has brought great value and a new dimension to our work. -David Schaefer, director of advocacy for …

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