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A Black History Month Tribute: Celebrating the Gift of HBCUs and the Legacy of the Atlanta Student Movement

At Georgia Budget and Policy Institute (GBPI), we envision a fair and inclusive Georgia where all people prosper. ...
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2024 Policy Priorities

The Georgia Budget and Policy Institute advocates for policies that increase well-being and economic security for Georgia’s marginalized ...
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Closing Georgia’s Coverage Gap Could Provide a Lifeline for Young Adults with Mental Health Struggles

About the authors: Rox Moffett is a Policy and Press Strategist with the Georgia Youth Justice Coalition.  Hillary ...
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Children Stand to Lose During Medicaid Unwinding, But There’s More We Can Do to Keep Georgians Covered

More than 170,000 Georgians have lost access to health care coverage since Medicaid unwinding began in April. More ...
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Looking Ahead: The End of People-Powered Prosperity and What’s Next

In 2018, GBPI launched People-Powered Prosperity (PPP), an economic vision and policy agenda for Georgia focused on leveraging ...
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Legislation Could Better Address Georgia’s Black Maternal Health Crisis

This policy brief is co-authored by Director of Economic Justice Ife Finch Floyd and Director of Health Justice ...
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Surviving not Thriving: Post-Pandemic Economic Security for Black Women and Latinas in Georgia

In 2021, GBPI reflected on the unequal impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on economic security for Black women ...
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Sine Die 2023 Recap

Legislative Session 2023 finished in the usual flurry of maneuvers and votes that lasted until the final minutes ...
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Crossover Day 2023: Modest Safety Net Reforms Advance; Tax Rebates and School Vouchers Create Potential Budget Holes

Yesterday, March 6, marked Crossover Day 2023, the day by which a bill generally must pass out of ...
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The Basics of Georgia’s Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program

Quick fact sheet available here. What is Temporary Assistance for Needy Families or TANF? TANF is the state’s ...
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New GBPI/UGA Poll Shows Georgians Support State Investments to Boost Health, Education, and Economic Mobility

A new poll commissioned by the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute (GBPI) and the University of Georgia (UGA) ...
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2023 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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