Georgia Center for Opportunity – Prisoner Reentry

Address 333 Research Court Suite 210, Peachtree Corners, GA 30092

Community area served Georgia

Phone number (770) 242-0001

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Georgia Center for Opportunity – Prisoner Reentry mission Georgia Center for Opportunity’s Prisoner Reentry Initiative began as an attempt to understand the driving force behind Georgia’s high recidivism rate and develop solutions to reduce this number. From July 2013 to June 2014, Georgia Center for Opportunity (GCO) convened monthly meetings of prisoner reentry experts from the nonprofit, government, academic, and private sectors. These meetings focused on identifying barriers to successful prisoner reentry and solutions to remove those barriers. With the guidance of these experts, GCO has published reports and advocated for solutions that will help people returning from prison obtain employment, connect with their families, and rejoin their communities.