This advocacy day will focus on the ways that fines and fees are causing long sentences and denying people opportunities to be successful.
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This advocacy day will help attendees better understand how failed policies are impacting communities in Georgia and empower Georgia citizens to demand more effective alternatives.
Meeting for family members and significant others of offenders incarcerated in the Georgia prison system.
This advocacy day will help attendees understand the key differences between decriminalization and reclassification and discuss best practices for reducing the harsh impact of the criminal legal system
This advocacy day will help attendees learn about the current efforts to expand expungement and voting rights for people with a criminal history.
This advocacy day allows attendees to learn and talk to their legislators about why 17-year-olds deserve fair, developmentally-appropriate treatment and how Georgia can save money by Raising the Age.
Justice Day will bring together a wide array of community members and organizations to show Georgia lawmakers that there is still a need for criminal justice reform.
This advocacy day will provide attendees with information about the current efforts to address these harsh practices and offer opportunities for people to advocate for reform.
This advocacy day will allow attendees to learn about ways to increase access to preventative care, treatment for conditions that coincide with criminal justice involvement and law enforcement training on why/how to divert individuals to treatment.
This final advocacy day allows attendees to learn about the current status of criminal justice reform bills in the session and what can be done to help good bills pass and stop bad ones.
Celebration of citizens who demonstrated incredible achievements through the Second Chance they have been given. At our 2020 Symposium we will focus on individuals who have turned their Second Chance into a Better Chance.
Explore the transformative power of education through the eyes of a dozen incarcerated men and women trying to earn college degrees – and a chance at new beginnings.
Nearly 90% of people who need treatment for addiction do not receive it. Rise Up with Shatterproof to shatter the stigma of addiction so that people receive the treatment they need.
Come and learn ways to get involved in the Second Chance for Georgia Campaign, and share your story about how your record has been a barrier & why we need to change Georgia’s law.
Like most conferences, this one features dynamic knowledgeable speakers and provides opportunities to learn best practice approaches and exchange creative ideas, but it is so much more. It offers such amazing opportunities to network and receive and provide encouragement and support that it has even been described as “magical!” However, the “magical” part of this conference is intangible and cannot be fully understood without actually being there.
The CJCC represents the culmination of many efforts to establish a statewide body that would build consensus and unity among the State's diverse and interdependent, criminal justice system components.
Southern Center for Human Rights symposium, exploring the impact of the criminalization of race and poverty and ways to end these policies and practices.
FREE Summit open to the Public for a legal, Educational Purpose -- discussing the most important issues of our time – Criminal Justice Reform.
Calling all fans of soccer and social justice! Join Georgia Justice Project (GJP) for an evening of cheering on Atlanta United while communing with others invested in criminal justice reform.
The 2019 National Conference on Ending Homelessness and Capitol Hill Day is the nation’s largest convening of service providers, leaders, advocates, and consumers working to end homelessness in the United States.