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Exploring the Context and Implementation of Georgia’s New College Completion Grants Program

    Executive Summary Access to education, regardless of race or economic background, is a widely shared value. ...
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Georgia’s $16 Billion Question: Will the State Equitably Invest in Its People?

    Executive Summary Georgians deserve a state government that meets its obligations fully. Through a deliberative appropriations ...
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2023 State of Working Georgia: Short-Lived Recovery Reflects Long-Term Barriers

Executive Summary Ongoing reliance on state-level, race-neutral job market measures provide an incomplete picture of the health of ...
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Schools Left with the Bill: Results of GBPI 2023 School District Survey

    This report was co-authored by Jariel Davis, a fellow in the Southern Education Leadership Initiative, a ...
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Welcomed, Yet Not Welcome: Exploring Georgia’s Role in Immigration Enforcement and Detention

Executive Summary Georgia’s immigrants enhance Georgia’s social fabric through linguistic and cultural diversity and meet the state’s growing ...
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GBPI’s 2023 Farm Bill Recommendations to Improve the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

    No one should go hungry simply because they cannot afford the cost of food. The Supplemental ...
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From Barriers to Bridges: Expanding Access to Higher Education and Workforce Training in Georgia

    This report was co-authored by Education Analyst Ashley Young and Senior Analyst, Worker Justice & Criminal ...
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The Basics of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in Georgia

    Updated November 2, 2023: In accordance with the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008, the U.S. ...
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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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Georgia Criminal Legal Systems Budget Primer for State Fiscal Year 2024

Georgia’s Department of Corrections Budget Georgia’s Department of Corrections (GDC) budget for fiscal year (FY) 2024 is $1.33 ...

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