Nonprofit Voice | Georgia Equality works to make laws reflect public attitudes

Wednesday, March 15, 2017
| by Guest Contributor |

Seventy-four percent of Georgia voters support ensuring the fair and equal treatment of people under the law. So how is it that Georgia is one of only three states that does not prohibit private employer discrimination on the basis of factors including race or religion, and one of only five that allows racial and religious discrimination in businesses open to the public?

Nonprofit Voice | When it comes to refugees, compassion and security are not mutually exclusive

Tuesday, February 14, 2017
| by Guest Contributor |

Since 1995, Friends of Refugees has served the Clarkston community with a mission to empower refugees through opportunities that provide for their well-being, education and employment. Our goal is to promote self-sufficiency and help new Americans seize opportunities, while fostering the friendships that will help them flourish in Georgia.

Nonprofit Voice | Food as medicine: Wholesome Wave Georgia’s turnaround prescription for a modern health crisis

Monday, September 19, 2016
| by Guest Contributor |

Angel* lives with her daughter and two young grandchildren in Harrisburg, a historic mill village just west of downtown Augusta. Like many mill villages across the country, Harrisburg slipped into decline in the late 20th century. In that decline, businesses and houses were boarded up, weeds covered lawns that were once well-kept, and formerly bustling streets grew silent.

Nonprofit Voice | Building new lives for our veterans

Monday, August 22, 2016
| by Guest Contributor |

In his speech at Atlanta’s Disabled Veterans Convention on August 1, President Obama declared, “We've helped bring tens of thousands of veterans off the streets, but we're not slowing down," because “every single veteran matters.” HomeAid Atlanta Executive Director Mandy Crater takes those words to heart. “These heroes are responsible for the freedom we enjoy as Americans, and we owe them a huge debt,” she says.

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