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State of Working Georgia Before and During COVID-19

This blog was co-authored by Senior Policy Analyst Alex Camardelle and Research Associate Ray Khalfani On March 13, …

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Federal Relief Not Enough to Meet College Students’ Financial Needs

The federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act will make $406 million available to Georgia colleges …

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Implement Immigrant-Inclusive Policies During the COVID-19 Crisis

Key Takeaways Thus far, many state and federal efforts to mitigate the health and economic effects of COVID-19 …

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Support Healthy Communities in Georgia with a Temporary Eviction Ban

An extensive body of research shows that poor housing conditions and housing instability are associated with worse health …

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TANF Funding and COVID-19: A Critical Opportunity

  Gap Between Black and white children The COVID-19 pandemic will have an outsized impact on Black Georgians, …

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Online Instruction Could Leave Rural Schools, Vulnerable Students Behind

Recently, Gov. Kemp ordered the state’s public schools to close for the remainder of the academic year in …

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Child Care Policy Changes in Response to COVID-19 Crisis

This blog was co-authored by Senior Policy Analyst Alex Camardelle Key Takeaways Georgia’s child care system is fiscally …

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How the Federal Relief Package Affects Higher Education

Congress passed a $2 trillion relief package that includes provisions covering health care, payments to American families and …

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COVID-19 Update: State and Federal Unemployment Insurance Changes in Georgia

In order for every child to thrive, they must grow up in a healthy and financially stable home. …

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Georgia Seeks New Medicaid Changes in Response to COVID-19

  On March 28, 2020, the Georgia Department of Community Health submitted four plans to the federal government …

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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and Eligibility for Georgia Unemployment Insurance

With thousands of Georgians across the state being laid off from their jobs, unemployment insurance (UI) is one …

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CARES Act to Deliver Booster Shot of Additional Relief to Families, Economy Amid COVID-19 Crisis

Key Takeaways The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) passed by Congress is a $2.2 …

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