Prisons do not need walls. High unemployment, low education, blight, depression, desperation and deprivation can become easy substitutes for bricks and mortar. Simply because someone completes time inside prison walls going home does not produce new hope and a new life. By Foundation Editor Mike Klein.
Join the Georgia Public Policy Foundation and education experts Eric Wearne, Jim Kelly and Ben Scafidi at Cobb County’s Georgian Club for an 8 a.m. Leadership Breakfast and panel discussion celebrating National School Choice Week: “School Choice and Georgia:aaa
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The single biggest expense senior citizens face is long-term care.
Nelson Mandela passed away on Thursday, December 5, 2013 at age 95. Mandela carved out a legacy quite unlike anyone else in the 20th and early 21 Centuries, first as the face and voice of the anti-apartheid movement in South Africa, then as its elected President when apartheid was abolished and in his later years, as the recognized heart and soul of his nation. Georgia Public Policy Foundation VP Benita Dodd was born and raised in South Africa during apartheid. She offers these thoughts on his remarkable life and legacy.
One by one they came to the podium; the convicted murderer who served 25 years in state prison; now he counsels juveniles before they go to prison. The long-term addict who turned to drugs after relatives sexually abused her when she was less than ten years old; now she counsels women in prison. The former elected official who took money under the table and when his scheme unraveled, he went away to the federal Big House; now he counsels offenders and families. One by one, they came to the podium with nearly the same message: If you want to rehabilitate someone, start early. By Mike Klein
A new study finds that Georgia faces multi-faceted long-term care problems.
All eyes have been focused on the functionality of the HealthCare.gov website — or the lack thereof — since its launch October 1. But another rolling disaster is underway that is much more significant: Despite the president’s assurances to the contrary, virtually everyone — not just the 15 million Americans with individual policies — will feel the brunt of Obamacare’s sweeping changes. By Grace-Marie Turner, President, Galen Institute
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GEORGIA PUBLIC POLICY FOUNDATION NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release November 26, 2013 Contact Benita Dodd at 404-256-4050 or email@example.com Foundation Announces 2 New Board of Trustees Members Atlanta – The Georgia Public Policy Foundation is pleased to announce the additionaaa