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GGRA Celebrates Men and Women Coming Home from...

Chaplain David Burgher of Bridge the Gap Ministries, Fully Pardoned Citizen Deborah Spence and her daughter, Desiree Cochran, a returning citizen, single mom, and graduate student at Georgia State University. 

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GGRA Partner Navigate Recovery to Host 5K in...

https://www.navigaterecoverygwinnett.org/5k/

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Meeting Minutes June 23, 2016

GREATER GWINNETT REENTRY ALLIANCE MINUTES OF MEETING Thursday, June 23, 2016 Gwinnett County Detention Center  Pastor Lee Robbins saidthe blessing for the special meal of hotdogs and hamburgers prepared by the GCDC, and he thanked Col....

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House Passes Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA)...

Washington, D.C. – Today, July 8th, 2016, the legislative item to authorize the Attorney General and Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants to address the national epidemics of prescription opioid abuse and heroin use, and to provide for the...

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WHO IS FUNDING AND WHERE?

Established in 1956, Foundation Center is the leading source of information about philanthropy worldwide.  Who is funding? How can we know what other funders know? How can we make the most of what we’re learning? These questions emerge again and...

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DEAL BANS THE BOX FOR CONVICTED FELONS ON STATE...

Randal Savage, 13WMAZ8:03 a.m. EST February 24, 2015 Convicted felons may now apply for state jobs without disclosing their past criminal records. Gov. Nathan Deal signed an executive order Monday that “bans the box” on job applications that ask if you’ve ever...

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DEAL: STATE AWARDED $6.75 MILLION TO SUPPORT...

Grant money to assist Georgia re-entry programs, reducing recidivism and saving taxpayer dollars Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Georgia was awarded $6.75 million in federal grant money to support re-entry services for rehabilitated offenders. The grants...

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DEAL: RE-ENTRY PROGRAM SUPPORTS REHABILITATED...

New program provides housing & re-entry services to ease transition into society, reduce recidivism Gov. Nathan Deal and the Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC) today launched the Veterans Re-Entry Dorm Program, which provides rehabilitated veteran...

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CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM REPORT FOCUSES ON OFFENDER...

This year’s recommendations aim to reduce recidivism by easing transition back into society, jobs Gov. Nathan Deal, Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and House Speaker David Ralston today received the 2013 report from the Georgia Council on Criminal Justice Reform....

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GOVERNOR SIGNS THIRD LEG OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE...

Deal: Bill makes it easier for employers to hire ex-offenders, reducing recidivism and creating jobsAt Antioch Baptist Church in Gainesville today, Gov. Nathan Deal signed into law Senate Bill 365, legislation that will help rehabilitated offenders successfully...

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GEORGIA CALLS UNVEILS PLANS TO HELP INMATES AFTER...

After prison, nearly 30 percent of Georgia’s offenders reportedly find themselves unable to lead a normal life without the temptation of repeating their crimes. But a new Buford-based charity has an unusual — and, officials say, innovative — plan to combat the...

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