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People-Powered Prosperity: Endnotes and Acknowledgements

Acknowledgements The Georgia Budget & Policy Institute thanks the many national organizations whose guidance, support and data were instrumental in crafting and strengthening this report,...

People-Powered Prosperity: Georgia Can Afford an Ambitious Investment in its People

To achieve broad-based prosperity, Georgia must adopt policies that bolster investments in communities and empower more people to succeed. Such a strategy comes with...

People-Powered Prosperity: Thriving Families

When parents have money in their pockets to make ends meet and to save or invest in their families’ future, the overall economy gains....

People-Powered Prosperity: Healthy Communities

Part of building a strong economy that makes good use of everyone’s potential is ensuring people are healthy so they can contribute. People are...

People-Powered Prosperity: Skilled Workers

Companies and entrepreneurs thrive when they can find workers with a rich set of skills. Support for higher education, training services and basic literacy...