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Long-term Health Impact of COVID-19: Planning for Children Who Have Lost a Caregiver and Adults Experiencing Long COVID

Thank you to Mandy Alderman of COVID Survivors for Change for sharing her personal story.  In 2021, COVID-19 …

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New Survey Suggests School Districts Need State Funding to Better Implement Paid Parental Leave

Like other workers, our public school and state employees, who serve Georgians every day, deserve supports and assistance …

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Labor Day 2022: Georgia’s Correctional Control and Carceral Abuse Hurt All Workers

Despite strides to improve the employment prospects of Georgians who have contact with the criminal legal system, state …

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Cash Supports Should be Integrated into the Maternal-Infant Health Policy Agenda

GBPI would like to thank Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia for their thoughtful review of this …

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Georgia’s Abortion Ban Threatens Violence and Economic Insecurity for Black Women

Georgia’s history is fraught with violence against Black women. Deriving from the painful origins of slavery, where Black …

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Three Ways to Fix Georgia Education Funding

Five Georgia senators will meet over the next few months to review education funding mechanisms as a part …

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With Record Surplus, Georgia Stands at a Crossroads Ahead of Pivotal Budget Session

Last month, Georgia’s Department of Revenue released its report of unaudited tax collections for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022, …

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A Quick Summary of Key Safety Net Programs in Georgia

News stories and online commentary have noted that states with bans on abortion also lack strong social and …

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How to Support Georgia’s Schools Post-Roe

The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling striking down Roe v. Wade has left states to decide limits on abortion …

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World Refugee Day and Immigrant Heritage Month: How Welcoming is Georgia?

Over the past year or so, Georgians have grown increasingly aware of the challenges faced by refugees resettling in the state. A new report provides a wealth of information on how refugees in the U.S. fare over time and how they affect our local communities.

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Opioid Settlement Funding Presents Opportunity to Address Georgia’s Drug Overdose Epidemic

Georgia has the opportunity to tap into millions of dollars to address the drug overdose crisis thanks to …

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Ending P-SNAP Harms Georgians

Amid the high cost of food and a baby formula shortage pushing up prices for a critical source …

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